Welcome to the Department of African American & African Studies! In this challenging and diverse academic environment, we offer an exciting and significantly relevant range of areas of concentration, courses, and ideas. Within a single academic department our students study the rich social, political, economic, and cultural complexities of Africa, African America, and the broader African Diaspora. Learn more >>
Learn about the history of African Americans at the University of Minnesota via this publication: Contributions of African Americans to the University of Minnesota (PDF)
Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program.Read more about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.
MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.
The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".