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.

Angela Davis

“We, the black women of today, must accept the full weight of a legacy wrought in blood by our mothers in chains…heirs to a tradition to supreme perseverance and heroic resistance.”


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Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva “Racism in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter”

Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Racism in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter: A Discussion of Racism in the University and the Orlando Community Location: Classroom Building II: Room 207 Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016   3 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

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Today in Africana History

  • 1905 Robert Sengstacke Abbott founds Chicago Defender, calling it "the world's greatest weekly"

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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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Main Office: CNH110
Ph: 407-823-0026
africana@ucf.edu

Mailing Address:
12790 Aquarius Agora Dr.
Orlando, FL 32816

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