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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

PART 1 TORONTO VIA ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION (OISE) This reflects the experiences of Marcus and me in our Grad school life. It was 2019 Winter I believe when we first met in one of Dr. hampton’s classes. Marcus introduced himself to the class with a strong introduction “I am from the South-Side of Chicago.” He spoke candidly about his experiences in education in the United States. I instantly was impressed with his rawness to just ...

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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.