Arts of BLMTO Freedom School

Works by Kit Lang

#BlackLivesMatter – Toronto and The Allen Expressway Queen Nanny Marshia P Johnson Crip Hop Nation Erika Huggins and the Oakland Community School


BADC Canadian Sleeping Car Porters Sisters in the Struggle The Seven Women


Zavisha Time: Series of Black Liberation Dolls

These dolls developed by Zavisha Time in collaboration with BLMTO Freedom School tell the stories of freedom fighters past and present: Marie Joseph Angelique, Dutty Boukman, Nanny Grigg, Marsha P. Johnson, Leroy Moore, Mutulu Shakur, Wangari Maathai, Ericka Huggins, Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors. 

Black Power Triple Threat – BLMTO Freedom School Closing Musical Theatre Show

On August 10th, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm at Yorkwoods Library Theatre, BLMTO FreedomSchool’s students (4-12) yr old present a song, dance, and theatre show focused on Black resistance in Canada. This production is written by Faduma Mohamed, movement choreographed by Ravyn Wngz, songs written by Savannah Taylor, costuming by Diseiye Thompson, set design by Kike Otuije. BLMTO Freedom School’s closing show: Dreaming of Sunshine explores Black communities resistance in Africville, the resistance of Jamaican migrants to the live in caregiver program in the 1970s, and BLMTOTentCity in 2016.

Tickets: Advance Tickets 15$

There will be 50 sliding scale (0-15$) tickets sold at the door. Please note that priority for these tickets will go to registrants of the program and their families.