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Black History Month Close-out Event

February 28, 2019

Enjoy an evening of spoken word and performances from various local artists, with a special keynote address from Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, Ahmed Ali, better known as Knowmadic. Take part or just enjoy in what is sure to be a powerful and inspiring close-out event of MacEwan’s Black History Month 2019.

Award-winning Poet Laureate Ahmed Ali, better known as Knowmadic, is a community organizer, public speaker and youth worker who has dedicated his time to enabling and empowering diverse communities around the world. Knowmadic is co-founder and current artistic director of Edmonton’s only spoken word collective: Breath In Poetry. He is passionate about the arts, education and emphasizes the importance of equitable representation on all levels of government.

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As the inaugural university-wide celebration, Black History Month 2019 at MacEwan aims to raise awareness of the contributions made by Black Canadians to Canada's culture and legacy, past and present.

Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity


Event Details

Date February 28, 2019
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
End Time 7 p.m.
Location CN Theatre (Building 5)
Room 5-142
City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
Event Type Performance/Recital
Contact Person OHRDE
Contact Phone 780-633-3709
Contact Email
Event Website Visit Site