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African American Studies Program




"Listen to Stefan Bradley, Director of African American Studies, discuss the demonstrations at the University of Missouri-Columbia on St. Louis Public Radio."




How did the United States elect an African American president? Why is there a disproportionate concentration of African American men in state and federal prisons? How are African American women portrayed in U.S. and world media? You will find the answer to these and so many more questions in the African American Studies Program.

African American Studies is a systematic study of the racial, cultural and ethnic experiences of people of African heritage. The course of study enables students to understand national and world views of African American and African-world people in order to determine how such views have affected perceptions of self, family and community.

The African American Studies Program offers a major and minor program, and courses in African American Studies may fulfill selected college core course requirements.



African American Studies | 3750 Lindell | McGannon Hall, Suite 113

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