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Race, History, and Political Participation in America

Published: Jan 13th, 2019

Two UF professors, Dr. Paul Ortiz and Dr. Sharon Austin, will discuss their groundbreaking books on race, history and politics on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh… Read More

UF African American Studies Program Celebrates 50 Years!

Published: Dec 27th, 2018

In 2019, the University of Florida’s African American Studies Program will celebrate its 50th anniversary.  The program began in 1969 and selected its first director in 1970.  The late Dr.… Read More

December 2018 African American Studies Graduates

Published: Dec 20th, 2018

Congratulations to the December 2018 graduates with either a major or minor in African American Studies.  Excellent work and a job well done!

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Wins A Second Book Award!

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Gender, Women’s Studies, and Sexualities Research, recently won the Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association for her… Read More

Mentoring At-Risk Youth Summer Course

Published: Aug 8th, 2016

In summer session B 2016, Dr. Vincent Adejumo taught a service-learning course entitled “Mentoring At-Risk Youth”. This service-learning course entails students at the University of Florida critically analyzing concepts and… Read More