Progressive Pupil

Our friends at Progressive Pupil have launched a new website! Progressive Pupil makes Black studies for everybody by creating and sharing documentary films and social media that expand knowledge about the history, cultures and politics of communities of African descent, promote civic engagement and encourage collaboration between activists, students, scholars, artists, teachers and their allies. … [Read more…]

Troubling the notion of “white anti-racists” and “white allies”

Challenging Racism and the Problem with White “Allies”: A Conversation with David Leonard by Suey Park  [Thursday, December 26, 2013] I met Dr. David Leonard, Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender and Race Studies at Washington State University, on Twitter shortly after my initial critique of Tim Wise. I was pleased to … [Read more…]

Charmaine Nelson’s Black Canadian Studies website

Dr. Charmaine Nelson is an Associate  Professor at McGill University and currently the only Black professor working in the discipline of Art History at a Canadian University! A friend/ colleague/ mentor to many members of Community-University Talks, Charmaine was an enthusiastic supporter and presenting participant in the recent 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists.  … [Read more…]

(film) Absent from the Academy

ABSENT FROM THE ACADEMY A film by Nathan E Richards exploring the absence of Black Professors in UK higher education institutions. With contributions from: Paul Gilroy Selwyn Cudjoe Denise Noble Rob Berkeley and more    

On avoiding academic jargon

Video of a presentation by Latanya Walker, (Virginia Tech, 2010): Top five reasons to avoid academic jargon  

Demographic Challenges Facing the Black Community of Montreal in the 21st Century / Caractéristiques démographiques de la communauté noire montréalaise: les enjeux du troisième millénaire

2010 study of the Montreal Black community by the Montreal Consortium for Human Rights and Advocacy Training, based on data from the 2006 Canadian census ExecutiveSummaryBlackDemograhic2010 — Étude démographique des communautés noires montréalaises produite en 2010. Une enquête du Consortium de formation sur la défense des droits humains de Montréal basée sur les données du Recensement … [Read more…]

Count Von Count Challenge / Le défi Count Von Count

Take the Count Von Count Challenge! Relevez le défi “Count Von Count” ! C-UniT, 2012 How many of your university professors are Black? Combien de vos professeurEs à l’université sont noirEs?   How many professors from communities of colour hold tenured positions in your department/ faculty? Combien de personnes de couleur dans votre département ou … [Read more…]