Black History Here and Now: A Virtual Tour

Welcome to Black History Here & Now, a virtual tour developed by a collaborative group of students, staff and faculty at the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE). This virtual tour aims to bring a unique learning experience to the U of T community during Black History Month.  

Black History Here & Now seeks to examine Canadian physical activity and sport history, highlighting the experiences of Black Canadians in the context of KPE’s physical activity spaces. 

We invite you to explore the spaces featured on the tour in person. Tour stops are located in various areas at the Athletic Centre and at the Varsity Arena. Can’t make it in person? Take the virtual tour by viewing the stops and exploring the topics below. 


Explore the stops on the Black History Here & Now virtual tour to delve further into the experiences of Black Canadians in sport and physical activity.

black canadian gymnastics histories
Black Canadian Dance Histories