U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA)

Civil Rights Activist and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) speaks about his personal experiences and the Voting Rights Act – its tumultuous beginning and the events leading to its passage. Video… Read More


African American Studies

Any student entering UF as a freshman is able to declare African American Studies (AFA) as their major.  Students interested in transferring into the major should consult the CLAS Transfer… Read More


The Independent Florida Alligator Newspaper Features an Article on the Ilyasah Shabazz Lecture

On Monday September 28th, Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of the late activist Malcolm X, gave an address to a packed audience in the Ocora in Pugh Hall.   Ms. Shabazz… Read More

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African Americans in Paris 2016 Spring Break Course

The African American Studies Program is currently recruiting students for its annual African Americans in Paris course.  Each year, this course takes places in Paris, France during spring break.  Students… Read More