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MONTREAL COMMUNITY CONTACT | Opening a whole new world of black literature

Dissatisfied with the reading choices offered to them as high school students in Quebec, two young west islanders Fabiola Ngamaleu Teumeni and Mariame Toure, decided to launch a book club for 12-18 year-old girls that would introduce them to Black authors and help them explore a new world of literature. The Black Girls Gather book …

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LET’S GO WITH SABRINA MARANDOLA | Culture and literature with Black Girls Gather

Black Girls Gather was created to not just share stories, but to celebrate culture through literature. This week the club opened registration for the first time. Starting in October, girls from age 12 to 18 will discuss books of different genres. Sabrina speaks with Joanna Kanga, the Outreach and Events coordinator for Black Girls Gather. …

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MONTREAL FAMILIES | New book club launched for black girls

West Island association is starting a new initiative in September to give black girls a place to share perspectives on books and promote their culture In September, the West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) is launching a book club called Black Girls Gather so young girls can talk about issues they deal with on a daily basis, …

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