Africana Studies

Africana Studies is dedicated to developing expertise and knowledge of the African Diaspora.

The program's interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the artistic and intellectual traditions of all people of the African Diaspora. The Minor in Africana Studies is designed to complement a student's major, incorporating courses from many subject areas.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must ever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.”

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AFA3371 Evolution of Hip Hop

A multidiscipline investigation of Hip Hop culture, inclusive of an in depth analysis of its historical, socioeconomic, political, musicological, literary, and philosophical implications.

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Today in Africana History

  • 1943 H. Rap Brown, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), is born.

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Solving a Historical Puzzle with 5,000 Pieces

Solving a Historical Puzzle with 5,000 Pieces

With more than 5,000 historic items dating back to the 18th century, UCF’s Carol Mundy Collection tells the story of the African-American experience through books, pamphlets, newspapers, posters, photographs and other rare ephemera. The collection, which is kept in theSpecial Collections & University Archives and displayed on the fifth floor of the John C. Hitt… Read more »

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