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Book Launch for Black Activist, Black Scientist, Black Icon in Toronto

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Blackhurst Cultural Centre is delighted to present the launch of Black Activist, Black Scientist, Black Icon: The autobiography of Dr. Howard D. McCurdy by George Elliott Clarke, 2:00 p.m.

This is the long-overdue autobiography of one of Canada’s most influential Black politicians and activists, so please join us along with co-author of the book, celebrated poet George Elliott Clarke, for a very special launch in honour and celebration of the late Dr. McCurdy.

Event is free and open to the public, please, spread the word and invite your friends. Light refreshments will be served.

More on the book: “With twenty-five photos from McCurdy’s personal archive, Black Activist, Black Scientist, Black Icon illuminates and celebrates the life of one of Canada’s most worthy figures.

“Says Clarke: ‘Dr. Howard McCurdy was exemplary in self-sacrifice; he was stellar in avant-garde thought and vision; he was…the most unforgettably proud Black man that I ever had the pleasure to know.’ ”

Blackhurst Cultural Centre

777 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON



January 27
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Blackhurst Cultural
777 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 0B9 Canada
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