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Program Objectives
 

The African-American Studies Program allows students to explore and evaluate elements of world and U.S. History which are often overlooked.

This approach

  • Gives students a deeper appreciation for the rich ethnic heritage which is part of the American mosaic.
     
  • Shows insight into the relationships between African-Americans and society
     
  • Addresses the collective experience of Africans of the Diaspora who, despite slavery and colonialism, rose to impressive heights in the arts and sciences.
     
  • Highlights the continuous struggle for cultural preservation and economical survival.