African-American Studies

Penn State to Offer Doctoral Program in African American Studies

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Now African-American Studies aficionados have another academic option for pursuing graduate studies. Penn State is now offering a PhD program in African-American Studies, 20 years after the department was created. Students will be able to enroll in a dual-degree program that couples African-American studies with...

Students Rally for Temple University’s African-American Studies Department

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Philadelphia’s Temple University sparked an academic revolution in 1988 when it launched the nation’s first African-American Studies Department. Now, the department is in flux as it prepares to celebrate its 25 anniversary. On April 10, more than 150 Temple students and North Philadelphia community leaders...