mission statement

The Center’s two primary missions are:

Academic Mission
An academic mission geared towards organizing, promoting, administering, and disseminating through a variety of mechanisms including working papers, edited volumes, academic journals, conferences and colloquia, interdisciplinary research on the social, political, historical, cultural, and economic experiences of people of African descent.

Public Mission
A public mission geared towards enhancing the communication between the university and the community, the development and implementation of community based educational and social initiatives, and the co-sponsorship of cultural activities on campus and in the community complements the Center’s academic mission.


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