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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.

  • Dr. Maurice Hobson pens scholarly article on Atlanta “Switching Dixies”Please check out this article from the Atlanta Studies Symposium blog written by the Department’s own Assistant Professor Dr. Maurice Hobson. The Atlanta Studies Symposium targets cutting edge scholarship and champions trends and tensions seen in the development of the City of Atlanta. Here is a excerpt: “Old habits die hard. In recent days, discussions… more »
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  • 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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