“Taylor was a young black woman who dedicated her life to serving others and she did not deserve this.”

  The African Americas Studies Program faculty at the University of Florida would like to express our disappointment with the grand jury’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case. Taylor was a young black woman who dedicated her life to serving others and she did not deserve this. She had dreams and goals like our students […]

Rethinking the Public Sphere: Part 1 – Race and the Promise of Participation

Please join the Humanities Center on October 24 and 25 for two events with Professor Ana-Lucia Araujo (Howard University, Department of History) as part of the Center’s 2019-20 speaker series: Rethinking the Public Sphere: Part 1 – Race and the Promise of Participation. Public Lecture “Museums and Slavery: Engaging the Past and the Present in […]

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste’s National Communications Award

Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor in both the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research & the African American Studies Program at the University of Florida, recently received the 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). Given annually, the award honors the most outstanding scholarly book(s) published during the previous two […]