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.”


News

When A Man Has A Voice

When: February 28th, 2017 Where: Student Union Key West 218 A Time: 10:30 A.M. to 11:45 A.M. Speaker: Dr. Myron E. Moorehead II Topic: When A Man Has A Voice   Dr. Moorehead is a private practice physician specializing in gynecology and laser micro surgery, and the founder and director of the Women’s Laser Institute… Read more »

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Today in Africana History

  • 1928 Singer Antonie "Fats" Domino is born.
  • 1926 Theodore "Tiger" (The Georgia Deacon) Flowers defeats Harry Greb in New York City, becoming the first black middleweight champion of the world.

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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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Contact

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

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

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