24Dec/18

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January Book Club Meeting

Black Women Connect! Book Club January 2019 Meeting will be held on January 25th at 7:00 PM. 791 St Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario. January book: Washington Black by Esi Eduygyan   Read More…

24Dec/18

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Seasons Greetings

Happy Holidays to a group of amazing women! Wishing you a wonderful New Year!. I look forward to reading, connecting and learning from each and everyone one of you. Check our websiteRead More…

21Nov/18

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November book selection – Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of OrïshaRead More…

01Oct/18

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October Book Club Meeting - Brother by David Chariandy

October Book Club Meeting – Brother by David Chariandy

The Black Women Connect Book Club October Book Selection is:  Brother by David Chariandy An intensely beautiful, searingly powerful, tightly constructed novel, Brother explores questions of masculinity, family, race, and identity asRead More…

01Sep/18

September Book Club Meeting: Small Island by Andrea Levy

Black Women Book Club pick for September is Small Island. Small Island is an international bestseller. It won the Orange Prize for Fiction, The Orange Prize for Fiction: Best of the Best,Read More…

29Aug/18

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Tayari Jones: An American Marriage by Toronto Public Library

Good evening! I created an event in our group to attend the talk by Tayari Jones on An American Marriage at the Toronto Reference Library. I will update closer to date whenRead More…

02Aug/18

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August Book Club Meeting: An American Marriage: A Novel

August 2018 Book Club Selection: An American Marriage

Black Women Connect Book Club meetings take place the last Friday of each month. At our August 30th, 2018 Book club meeting we will discuss: An American Marriage – Tayari Jones “HauntingRead More…

01Aug/18

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Happy Emancipation Day - The Black Women Network

Happy Emancipation Day

Happy Emancipation Day!   “The Black community has been present in Ontario for more than 300 years. The year 2008 marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Ontario Black HistoryRead More…

21Mar/18

March Newsletter

Welcome to Spring and to our March Newsletter! During Women’s History Month, it is great to read our March book Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, the first woman to win the National Book Award twice forRead More…

08Mar/18

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!

This year the theme is #pressforprogress. “Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues andRead More…

24Feb/18

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black women connect book club february meeting

February Book Club Meeting

  Thank you to all the Queens who came out last night, the discussion of The Hate U Give was powerful and somewhat heartbreaking to me. Specifically, as I listen to usRead More…

05Feb/18

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Quick Thoughts On “The Hate U Give”

I will be finishing The Hate U Give in a day…all through reading it I kept seeing images of Dudley George, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Andrew Loku and so many others… ThisRead More…

27Jan/18

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January Book Club Meeting

  Oh what a night! Thank you everyone who came out last night, it was so beautiful. I loved the energy in the room, the thoughtful discussion of the book including yourRead More…

09Jan/18

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January 2018 – Book Club Selection

Black Women Connect Book Club Selection for January is Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin. Go Tell It on the Mountain is James Baldwin’s first and to some critics his greatestRead More…