Why African American Studies?
Our curriculum helps students learn how to define, measure, interpret and validate Black experiences. Graduates leave us ready to think and to act in order to solve the unstructured problems that confront Black communities.
Learn more about the value of a degree in African American studies.
March 3, 2023
Founder of Black History in the Making Awards urges newest recipients to fight for truth
Daryl Dance, who started the awards in 1983, says, “Many of the major victories in African American history either began with college students or were joined and supported by college students throughout our nation.”
Feb. 3, 2023
An overview of 2023 Black History Month events and activities at VCU
February’s lineup includes a wide range of opportunities for students, staff, faculty and the community.