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University of Massachusetts Department of Africana Studies

Africana Studies Department

The Africana Studies Department is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of inquiry which is focused upon the social and cultural histories, politics, literatures, economics, environment, and psychology of African Diasporas' people in the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean. Its broad educational goal is to document and disseminate a specialized body of knowledge about the Pan-African experience with a special emphasis on human equality in American society.


Why UMass Boston?

Charlie Titus plays basketball with youths who participated in summer camps in Africa  in the summer of 2010.

Charlie Titus

Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs, and Projects

“The kids were so grateful for the sneakers, they dusted them off and walked home with bare feet.”

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