Halifax – June 11, 2022

Location: Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia (BCCNS), 10 Cherry Brook Road

10:00am – 10:30am
Opening Statements from Project Steering Committee and Russell Grosse, Executive Director Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

10:30am – 11:30am
Keynote by Dr. El Jones – Resistant Media and Prison Radio: Challenging Anti-Blackness and Criminalization through Community Media

11:30am – 12:00pm
Isaac Saney – Media Amnesia and the George Floyd Uprisings: Historical Memory and the Struggle to Build a More Just Society

12:00pm – 12:30pm
Sandra Hannebohm – The News Diversity and Black Representation Problem

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Terra Tailleur, Michelle Perley and Jula Hughes – Reporting responsibly on missing Indigenous people

2:00 – 2:30pm
Laith Marouf – How laws and policies create a colonial and segregated media space in Canada

2:30pm – 2:45pm
Coffee

2:45pm – 4:00pm
CMAC – Open Forum on the Guiding Questions

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