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.

James Weldon Johnson

“O black and unknown bards of long ago. How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?”


Allie L. Braswell: The Black Veteran’s Journey: First Class Service, Second Class Treatment

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Topic: The Black Veteran’s Journey: First Class Service, Second Class Treatment Allie L. Bradwell, Managing Director Modern Languages & Literatures Latin American Studies University of Central Florida Allie Braswell, US Marine Veteran, will share the incredible… Read more »

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Today in Africana History

  • 1981 Edward M. McIntrye is elected the first African American Mayor of Augusta, GA.

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John T. Washington

One of the most influential professors to join the UCF faculty, John T. Washington's influence went far beyond the classroom. At a time in UCF and American history when African Americans were boldly presented with racial inequalities and injustices, Washington was a soft-spoken, selfless leader, who dedicated his life to serving and standing up for others. Besides being one of the first African Americans to ho...

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