The red, black and green at Dal U

At the beginning of this February in celebration of African Heritage Month, Dalhousie University raised the red, black and green Pan-African flag:–dal-community-kicks-off-african-heritage-mont.html Towards the end of the month, the flag was stolen, the investigation into which remains ongoing. In the meantime, due to the activism of the Black faculty and staff caucus, the flag … [Read more…]

Raconte Moi Mon Histoire (24 février / February 24)

C-Uni-T est heureux de soutenir et annoncer cet événement important à la Maison d’Haiti! C-Uni-T is thrilled to support and announce this important event at Maison d’Haiti!  

Monday Feb.13th: Racism and Islamophobia

Please see the information below regarding an upcoming event at McGill Join us for a discussion on Racism and Islamophobia: “How do we talk about racism and Islamophobia on campus and in the classroom?” Monday February 13, 2017 16-17.30 Room 017 Morrice Hall  (TNC) 3485 McTavish street (across from the SSMU building) An open conversation … [Read more…]

A Talk with Teachers: Revisiting James Baldwin’s Vision for Education

Important interviews by Zetta Elliot! (Click for link): A Talk with Teachers: Revisiting James Baldwin’s Vision for Education  

Black Talk on CKUT (with links to content)

Click on links below to access mp3’s and listen to the February 1st Black Talk Programming on CKUT: 11-11:30am: Wake up to Black Talk + talk with BSN execs 11:30am-12:15pm: Blacks in Education 12:15-1pm: Leadership @ McGill 1-2pm: Afro Art with Kamissa : hommage aux artistes noir.e.s du monde entier issu.e.s de milieux tel que les arts visuels, … [Read more…]

Africa in the 4th Dimension: Feb 2nd – 4th

McGill African Students’ Society Presents : Africa in the 4th Dimension February 2 – 4  2017 Please see the convention program for more details on location and times: 4th Dimension poster and program  

‘This didn’t start yesterday’…

A reminder following the horrific killings of six Muslims at a mosque in Québec City on January 29th 2017: ‘This didn’t start yesterday’: Quebec’s history with Islamophobia and the problem nationwide   From a recent CBC News series: (January 8 2017) Inside Quebec’s far right: Radical groups push extreme message (January 22 2017) Inside Quebec’s … [Read more…]

Excellent way to start the New Year!

On CBC’s The Current this morning doctoral students Huda Hassan (University of Toronot) and Sam Tecle (York University) and Professor Malinda Smith (University of Alberta) gave excellent interviews about the experiences of Black scholars and the persistent, pervasive racialized inequity in Canadian universities. Please read the article and listen to the full segment here: … [Read more…]

Black learners and schooling in Québec: From elementary school to university

Tuesday November 29th, 2016 at 6:30 – 8:30pm DESTA 1950 St. Antoine West (Georges Vanier metro station) Join members of DESTA Black Youth Network and Community-University Talks (C-Uni-T) for a community conversation about Black learners and education in Québec. We will begin with brief presentations by two members of C-Uni-T who have recently completed research … [Read more…]

Sept. 29th @ 2PM

Online Spaces: Talking Black (register here!) Talking Black- A Community Conversation in Three Parts, invites those present to engage in a conversation about what it means to be black on-line and how navigating virtual space impacts us irl (in real life). We’ll be talking about these interconnected topics… the increased accessibility of content related to the black … [Read more…]