two v.c.u. professors from the 1970s have a hallway discussion in front of a poster titled 'from black purpose to afrikan reality'

The Black Experience

The Black Experience is a student organization at VCU for African American studies majors and minors, and all others that are interested in the Department of African American Studies.

Our Purpose

  • Explore and resolve social issues having to do with African Americans
  • Educate students in understanding the experiences of African Americans and others that identify as Black
  • Inform other university students on everything that the department has to offer
  • Develop a strong sense of unity among African American studies majors and minors