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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

by Cherie A. Daniel & Festus Ajayi JULY 2021 We started out small and ended out big! What started as a vision of connecting Black graduates across Canada has become the National Black Graduate Network. We (the collective "we") have faced a year that has been unprecedented with COVID-19. While that may have changed the way we launched the NBGN (in September of 2020), it did not break our ability to support each other. Hence, we would like to ...

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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.