Celebrating identity

Lambton Kent District School Board Black Heritage Symposium

On May 2, the Lambton Kent District School Board, in partnership with the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, presented the first annual Black Heritage Symposium. Students and teachers explored Chatham-Kent’s rich Black heritage through interactive presentations and activities at Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site and Lambton Kent Composite School.

Watch highlights from the symposium below, and explore other MyOntario stories from the event, including two student poems , a performance of “The Immigrant Child” by Nadine Williams, and contributions from Shannon Prince, Josh Alward and Colin Pattison.