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Welcome to the Department of African American Studies at Yale. The African American Studies Department examines, from numerous disciplinary perspectives, the experiences of people of African descent in Black Atlantic societies, including the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. More

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April 1, 2020
Stephanie Andrade’s latest op-ed, in collaboration with two other scholars and based in large part, on her dissertation research on the dynamics and consequences of...
Philip McHarris
March 30, 2020
Philip McHarris’ latest article published in Essence magazine: “THOSE LIVING IN PUBLIC HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AND...
February 17, 2020
from Family Pictures USA Afropop closes its 12th season with award winning documentary Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela: A Son’s Tribute to Unsung Heroes by Thomas...