Nadine Williams with LKDSB students (morning poetry session)

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.

Author and poet Nadine Williams led poetry workshops with students from the Lambton Kent District School Board. Listen to their poem in the video below.

Hear more from the poetry workshop, and explore more MyOntario stories from the symposium.