African & African American Studies (AAAS) promotes an understanding of how history informs the present and inspires an engagement with the past in order to collectively dream a more just and equitable future.
Our faculty, staff, and students value the interrelated nature of the personal and the political and aim to create a community that allows for intellectual and personal flourishing.
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