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#BlackoutTuesday RECAP

Blackout Tuesday was a collective action to protest racism and police brutality. Taking place on June 2, 2020, it was an opportunity for reflection on racism and the effects of racism on society. As an act of solidarity, individuals and organizations around the world posted the black square image alongside the hashtag #blackouttuesday. This campaign …

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June 9 – Dominique Wakeland

Dominique Wakeland (they/them) was born on unceded Kwantlen territory and is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Theatre Performance program. Dom is a poet/ Drag artist/ and theatre creator. Full bio:

June 16 – Eddy Van Wyk

Eddy van Wyk is a multidisciplinary artist from Namibia. She’s the winner of the TD Fringe Forward Award at the 2019 Vancouver Fringe Festival for her solo show “tadpole: the last episode” Full bio:

June 23 – Sam Chimes

Sam Chimes is an Afro-Canadian jazzy hip hop music artist. He is an international street performer, producer, and DJ who has ventured around the world twice, supported by his music.Twitter: @1Chimes

June 30 – Lili Robinson

Lili Robinson (she/they) is a playwright, poet, actor and community organizer. She is passionate about centering voices at the intersections of queerness, Black diaspora, socio-economic diversity and femme identity.

July 7 – CS Fergusson-Vaux

CS Fergusson-Vaux is a Theatrical and Visual Artist, Organizer and Researcher with a belief in decolonizing our community, encouraging and aiding in cultural endeavours, and constructing an ethical and inclusive artistic legacy.

July 14 – Tajah Olson

Tajah Olson was born and raised in Malawi. She has a Fashion Design Dipoloma from Pacific Design Academy, and a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Emily Carr University.

July 21 – Efe Fruci

Founder of ODIHI, Career Coach, and International Speaker Efe Fruci is a career coach teaching and building confidence in women to thrive confidently in their careers, businesses, professions, and education. She is also an international speaker, author, and scientist. Learn more at or on Instagram @efefruci

July 28 – Linda Adimora

Linda Adimora is the SOULpreneur & social entrepreneur behind BATIQUA! She is a proud Zimbabwean-born entrepreneur of amazing handmade textiles for home decor. Find her shop at

August 4 – Olivia Mbabazi

Olivia Mbabazi is an Ugandan Canadian, and the founder of @SheraboOrganics. Her family-owned company offers handcrafted moisturizers using Fair-trade premium USDA-certified-organic Nilotica Ugandan Shea Butter.

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