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Congratulations Sharon Burney

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

African American Studies Program Assistant, Sharon Burney, has been awarded a Superior Accomplishment Award.  Please join us in congratulating her for a job well done.

Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

Dr. Vincent Adejumo is one of the recipients of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award.  Dr. Adejumo has been teaching several courses for the… Read More

Congratulations Dr. Celeste

Published: Dec 11th, 2017

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor in the African American Studies Program and the Center for Women’s Studies, Gender, and Sexualities has been awarded a term professorship.  Her book, Travelling Blackness:Race,… Read More

African American Studies Program Welcomes Abdia do Nascimento Awardees

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

The prestigious Abdias Nascimento Award, named after the Brazilian writer, scholar, activist, and politician who played a significant role in the emergence of Black Studies as an academic discipline in… Read More

Short Video Describes UF AFA Program

Published: Sep 17th, 2017

University of Florida student, James Worthy, produced a short video that describes the benefits of taking African American Studies courses at UF.  You can view it at  

AFA Majors Excel at Track and Field

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

African American Studies majors Andres Arroyo, KeAndre Bates, Tyjah Eady, Eric Futch, Timothy (TJ) Hayes, and Carlos Miranda have been competing in several track and field events during the summer 2017… Read More

African American Studies Major, Arman Hall, Wins Gold Medal

Published: Aug 8th, 2016

  Arman Hall,  an African American Studies major, recently won a gold medal after competing in the 4×400-meter relay team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the 2016 Olympic games. … Read More

Comments on Black Political Engagement in 2016 by Dr. Sharon Austin

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

2016’s States with the Highest Political Engagement Among Blacks by Richie Bernardo Black votes matter. In both 2008 and 2012, black voters turned out at the polls at unprecedented numbers,… Read More

Changes to the African American Studies Major

Published: Sep 23rd, 2015

Beginning in July 2016, African American Studies majors and minors will no longer have to complete two seminars.  The Senior Integrative Seminar II is being eliminated.  The new requirements for… Read More