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On March 10, 2021 African American Studies marked another milestone by officially becoming a degree-granting department.

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About African American Studies

The mission of the University of Houston African American studies department is reflected in the larger vision of Black, Africana and African American studies departments and programs and their commitment to the development of the knowledge of people of African descent in America throughout the greater Diaspora and on the continent. The program develops, promotes and enhances the knowledge and information of the discipline as well as the collective consciousness of African descended people, which will in turn lead to the growth and prosperity of strong communities and a powerful nation. AAS focuses on the cultural and historical heritage of Africans on the continent, in America and throughout the greater Diaspora and their contributions to the world’s history and civilizations. Read more about AAS.

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Department of African American Studies 
3553 Cullen Boulevard
Agnes Arnold Hall Room 629
Houston, TX 77204-3047