Tag: Black History Month


From left: Sunday Franji (First Black Councillor in Brandon), Dr. Aloy Anyichie (Founder, Loy Excellentia Initiative), Jeff Fawcett (Mayor of Brandon), and Councillor Jason Splett during the event.

On Saturday February 24, 2024, the Loy Excellentia Initiative organized an event for all African/Black students at Brandon University (BU) and Assiniboine Community College (ACC) to mark the Black History Month in Canada,

Loy Excellentia Initiative is founded by a Nigerian-Canadian professor in the Faculty of Education at BU, Dr. Aloy Anyichie.

BRANDON – A concert by the popular Brandon University (BU) Big Band, a display in the John E. Robbins Library and an online scavenger hunt are the highlights of Black History Month at BU.
The University is celebrating Black History Month throughout February. The display in the Library showcases books by Black Canadian authors as well as books on prominent Black figures.