Black History Month
Explore, learn and celebrate Black History Month with selected materials that centre Black creators, stories and perspectives.
The scholar and the struggle : Lawrence Reddick's crusade for black history and black power - Varel, David A
They call me George : the untold story of black train porters and the birth of modern Canada - Foster, Cecil
The hanging of Angélique : the untold story of Canadian slavery and the burning of old Montréal - Cooper, Afua
Ahead of the Game : The Unlikely Rise of a Detroit Kid Who Forever Changed the Esports Industry - Kevin, Ryan
Movies & Television
The Hate U Give - directed by George Tillman Jr., written by Angie Thomas (and Audrey Wells- not BIPOC)
The following is a selection of experiences available online. The virtual reality (VR) options place you in a computer-generated virtual environment that can be accessed with a VR headset, controllers, and sensors.
The 360° experiences are the result of cameras capable of taking 360° photos/videos of surroundings that can be viewed on most web browsers on laptops, desktops, phones, tablets, and other smart devices.
The augmented reality (AR) options take on the user's view of the real world and superimposes digital information and/or data on top of it. Users will need to download the dedicated application to a smartphone or tablet.
The New York Times 360° Videos
bell hooks collection
The bell hooks collection provides an opportunity for the MRU campus community to engage with materials, research and scholarship published by and related to hooks. A crucial scholar and activist, hooks’ work examines the intersections of race, gender and class, with a specific lens to the lived experiences of Black women within the feminist movement.