African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department
Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries carries civilians from their home , Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

#HelpforHarvey

Thu, Sep 7, 2017












































Courtesy of artist Trenton Doyle Hancock and James Cohan, New York/Photo: Will Michels

Dr. Daina Berry's New York Times Article on Nat Turner’s Skull...

Professor Daina Berry shares her thoughts on the trading of slave remains

Tue, Oct 18, 2016







Hakeem Adewumi | Photo By Joshua Gonzalez

AADS Alum Hakeem Adewumi is featured in a KLRU documentary

Hakeem speaks about his work and his story within the African Diaspora

Fri, Oct 7, 2016


Ariana Brown performing at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam semifinals at UT-Austin

Former AADS Student Ariana Brown Inspires Young Writers of Color

Through her words, Ariana ignites action in the works of others

Fri, Oct 7, 2016


Photo Courtesy of Gonzaga Athletics

AADS graduate Nneka Enemkpali proves AADS can take you anywhere!

Former AADS Student and UT-Austin basketball star Nneka Enemkpali joins the Gonzaga Women's Basketball staff

Fri, Oct 7, 2016


Photo By Joshua Gonzalez

Black students lie in front of UT-Austin tower in protest

The Daily Texan reports on the peaceful protest initiated by the Black Student Alliance

Fri, Oct 7, 2016


Courtesy of The Economist Magazine

Slavery's Legacies

Dr. Marcelo Paixão sits down with The Economist magazine

Mon, Oct 3, 2016


Angela Davis

The Black Matters Conference Kicks Off Tomorrow!

Social justice activist Angela Davis will deliver the closing keynote

Tue, Sep 27, 2016




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Cultural Appropriation is Everywhere. But is it Always Wrong?

Dr. Cherise Smith's op-ed shares her views on the subject.

Wed, Sep 21, 2016