"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