African American Studies Program    

"We must change the system of education 
and instruction . . . unfortunately, history has shown us 
that brotherhood must be learned, 
when it should be natural.".                            

Josephine Baker    

Dr. Maceo Dailey



The African American Studies Program provides for individuals of all backgrounds a humanistic lens and course of study for analysis of the black experience. Research, teaching, and related academic and social activities focus on African American history and culture and the attendant complexities of "race" relations in Texas, the American southwest, the nation, and the Diaspora