Dr. Zoharah Simmons in “Freedom Summer” Documentary

Dr. Zoharah Simmons., Professor in Department of Religion and African-American Studies at University of Florida Faculty Updates: Dr.  Zoharah Simmons in“Freedom Summer” Documentary At one time in our nation’s history, African Americans… Read More

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Contact an Advisor in 100 Farrior Hall to Declare the Major or Minor

Any student entering UF as a freshman or transfer student will be able to declare African American Studies as their major.  Students must contact an advisor in the Academic Advising… Read More

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African Americans in Paris, Spring Break 2015, 2-3 Credit Hour Class

2015 Paris Presentation for Site Dr. Sharon Austin will teach African Americans in Paris in Paris, France during the spring break of 2015.  Details about the class are below.  Students… Read More


The African American Studies Program at UF

In 2014, the African American Studies Program is celebrating its 45th anniversary.  A number of activities haven taken place during the fall and spring 2014 semester. In January 2014, Pulitzer-prize winning… Read More