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The Department of African-American Studies at Georgia State University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree that rests upon a broad field of study of the experiences of Black people and all people of African descent. The curriculum of African-American Studies is interdisciplinary and examines the Black experience through a culturally-relevant and social justice perspective in the social sciences and humanities.

  • NCBS Statement on Charleston, SCThe National Council for Black Studies releases a statement on the recent events in Charleston, SC: “The National Council of Black Studies expresses it’s sincere condolences to the families of those people who lost their lives in the Charleston, South Carolina massacre. We stand in solidarity with them and hope in time, we can work… more »
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  • Dr. Makungu Akinyela Visits Palestine In May 2015 Associate Professor Dr. Makungu M. Akinyela, the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of African-American Studies gave a keynote address at the Second International Palestinian Narrative Therapy Conference entitled, “Cultural Domination and Therapeutic Resistance: A discussion on colonization and telling our own stories”. The conference was held in the… more »
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