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.
“A child bourn to a black mother in a state like Mississippi-born to the dumbest, poorest sharecropper-by merely drawing itself breath in the democracy has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It is not true, but I challenge anyone to say it’s not a goal worth working for.”
Please support this amazing young lady from Orlando in her debut performance and book signing event tonight at 6PM (see attached flyer). She is a recent graduate from UCF with a minor in Africana Studies and is already making a name for herself in Washington, D. C., where she has worked since her graduation. It may be the last time… Read more »
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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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