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Black History Month 2021 News Archive

Students in class

A message from President Michael Benarroch on Black History Month

February 10, 2021 — 
'Creating an inclusive, diverse and equitable campus is not a fad'

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Donor Relations

Alumnus creates scholarship for Black law students

February 2, 2021 — 
The David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is the first scholarship of its kind at UM

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Black History Month Event

Human Resources

UM celebrates Black History Month

January 29, 2021 — 
UM Black Alliance (UMBA) invited all students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community at large to attend the University of Manitoba’s Black History Month Forum

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Alumnus Ben Chutta [BComm(Hons)/15].


In the spirit of giving back, Asper alumnus finds meaning through mentorship

January 5, 2021 — 
Ben Chutta [BComm(Hons)/15], International Cinema Sales Manager for Irwin Seating Company, has a unique approach that emphasizes hands-on involvement through mentorship


Elsa Kaka

Faculty of Law

Juris Doctor Class of 2020

June 26, 2020 — 
Born in Cairo, Egypt to South Sudanese refugees, Elsa Kaka grew up in Winnipeg, inspired towards a life of advocacy by parents who challenged her to venture outside her comfort zone

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