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.
“Then that little man in back, there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men, ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.”
January 24, 2023 UCF Researchers collaborated with the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma, the National Park Service, the Florida National Guard and Flagler College to honor Cheyenne, Kiowa and Comanche prisoners buried in St. Augustine National Cemetery.
January 17, 2023 As the sale of the land where the first Black school in Central Florida once stood closes in, some residents of Eatonville are fighting to protect it.
January 17, 2023 Historic Eatonville’s annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities returns for its 34th year with a focus on “Spirituality Through an Afrofuturism Lens.”
The University of Central Florida History Department and the Africana Studies Program is pleased to host the annual Dr. John T. Washington Lecture Series benefiting scholarships for Africana Studies Minors. This lecture series upholds the legacy and continues the mission of the annual Dr. John T. Washington Community Service and Scholarship Awards Luncheon. The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 17, 2022 virtually on Zoom starting at 6 p.m. This year's featured speaker, Dr. Leah Gaines will present "'It Could, in Fact, Conquer the Color Line': Black Women, Beauty Advertisements, and Dreams of Equality." Considering early 1900s American beauty advertisements, this presentation serves to explore some of ...
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