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National Black Graduate Network

The National Black Graduate Network (NBGN) is an initiative to promote communication and collaboration among Black graduate students and students of Black Studies in Canada.

About the NBGN

a network rooted in collaboration

The NBGN is run by and for graduate students to support academic networking, collaboration and research exchange among a new generation of scholars shaping the futures of Black Studies in Canada.

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news and ideas from members of our network

Breaking Silos, Building Community And Navigating Mental Health Together By marcus singleton I am tired of seeing my colleagues being torn limb from limb both emotionally and professionally. These Black leaders are people first. They have gifts and talents. They have to make hard decisions just like you do and sometimes they make huge mistakes. They are not your tokens, and they deserve an opportunity to lead. They deserve the same grace you give our non-Black colleagues —Jaelyn Scott ...

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Message Board

reach out to fellow members of the NBGN community

The NBGN Message Board is a members-only space where we can share ideas and resources, engage in dialogue and build a mutually supportive online community.

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theses and dissertations

A repository for master’s theses and doctoral dissertations by BCSA and NBGN members. NBGN members can enter information about their thesis and upload pdfs, website administrators will approve final postings.