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The Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) is a non-profit registered Canadian charity, dedicated to the study, preservation and promotion of Black History and heritage.  the Society aims to foster public interest and encourage the interest of Black History through:

  • Recognition, preservation and promotion of the contribution of Black peoples and their collective histories through education, research and cooperation.

  • Sponsorship and support of educational conferences and exhibits in this field

  •  Promotion the inclusion of material on Black History in school curricular



Current events:


  • Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Artifacts on Display at Queen's Park until July


  • Visit us on Twitter @obhistory for Upcoming events!





Register today for the Toronto Carnival Run

Use this link.  A portion of the registration fee benefits the Ontario Black History Society

Register here: https://raceroster.com/9830?aff=ZKUEE  ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES JULY 19, 2017.


The 2nd Annual Toronto Carnival Run takes place on Saturday July 22, 2017 in Toronto Inukshuk Park along the Martin Goodman Trail located near Lake Shore Blvd West and Newfoundland Rd.

This family fun run is to encourage wellness and community involvement with a Caribbean carnival theme. This race offers a 1K Kids run, 5K run/walk and 10K run/walk option. Awards will be given to the top finishers.