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Black Studies Program

Department Overview

The purpose of the Black Studies Program is to introduce students to the history, culture, art, social relationships, and political, religious, and economic experiences of Black people in Africa, the Americas, and elsewhere in the world, and to explore new approaches -- in perspectives, analyses and interdisciplinary techniques -- appropriate to the study of the Black experience.


60-Second Lectures on Racial Injustice

为了扩大普罗特的消息ts, Penn Arts & Sciences presents a special series: What Happens to a Dream Deferred? 60-Second Lectures on Racial Injustice. This set of short talks spotlights the history and contemporary manifestations of racism in the U.S., Black lives and culture, and the range of factors that have contributed to this moment.

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students with tape over their mouths protesting racial injustice

Alumni Highlights

Learn more about recent alumni.

Ashia Troiano '11