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Qc History X: design in the fight against slavery and the erasure of history

Webster

04 Feb, 10:15 pm

05 Feb, 6:15 am

05 Feb, 2:15 pm

45 min

Description

Hip-hop artist and historian Webster will talk about the history of slavery on Canadian soil and how it disappeared from the national narrative. He will show how, through different art forms, he tries to bring light to this forgotten history.

Meet the speaker

Webster

@webster_ls

Hip-hop artist and Historian

Webster is a Quebec-born hip-hop artist and historian of Senegalese and Quebecois descent. An activist and historian, he lectures on the history of the Afro-descendant presence and slavery in Canada. Webster has been a pioneer of the Quebec hip-hop movement for the past 20 years and has written several books.

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