Where We Stand: Edmonton’s Legacy of Discrimination and How We Can Move Forward

March 21, 2019



In his keynote presentation, Bashir Mohamed will raise awareness about Edmonton’s legacy of racial discrimination.

Gain a better understanding of racial discrimination in Edmonton, how to be an effective agent for change, and ensure we don’t revisit racial discrimination paths again.

Bashir Mohamed is an Edmonton-based writer who primarily focuses on Alberta's history and how it relates to present legacies. He currently works in the education field and volunteers with the Somali Canadian Women and Children Association in his free time. He also works on policing issues for BLM (Black Lives Matter) Edmonton.


Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity

MacEwan's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Week is March 18–22, 2019, coinciding with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21.


Event Details

Date March 21, 2019
Start Time 4 p.m.
End Time 5:30 p.m.
Location Building 6
Room 6-214
City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
Event Type Lecture/speaker/presentation
Contact Person Irfan Chaudhry
Contact Phone 780-918-3425
Contact Email chaudhryi0@macewan.ca