Congratulations Annisha!

Members of Community-University Talks are happy to award one of our 2017 youth bursaries to Annisha LaShawna Sealy, to support her ongoing pursuit of Black Canadian Studies. Annisha is completing a Bachelor of Education degree in Urban Education, and her academic goal is to pursue graduate studies in History, with a focus on the Caribbean. … [Read more…]

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: https://www.dal.ca/news/2017/02/02/passing-the-torch–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…]

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…]

Black History Month 2017: CKUT

Members of Community-University Talks will be participating in a number of events this month, beginning today, Wednesday February 1st with a conversation about “Blacks in Education” as part of BLACK TALK 2017 on CKUT radio 90.3 fm. BLACK TALK is a long standing event organized by the Black Students’ Network of McGill in collaboration with … [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: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-january-16-2017-1.3934687/black-phd-students-call-out-racism-in-canadian-academia-1.3934776 … [Read more…]

BLACK LIFE MATTERS

IN SOLIDARITY with Black communities in Ottawa and Toronto and throughout the ever-growing Black Lives Matter movement  …Please see this statement by BLM-Toronto followed by more information and links below. BLACK LIVES MATTER-TORONTO  ***Please Circulate*** STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF ABDIRAHMAN ABDI Fam, Yet again, we mourn. We mourn for the loss of life of … [Read more…]