African American Studies

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Urges Educators to Teach Nation’s History Of Racism

She warned that the erasure of Black history leads to "complacency and ignorance.”
09/19/2023

Virginia Department Of Education Approves AP African American History Course

The course will be offered in several Virginia schools this year, which is the final year of the College Board’s pilot.
09/18/2023

Orlando Church Hosting AP African American Studies Course

The Audubon Park Covenant Church will host the courses and more than 400 people have registered from across the country.
09/13/2023

Harvard Names Black Woman As New Dean Of Divinity School

Dr. Marla Frederick is the first Black woman to serve as Dean of the Ivy League institution.
08/29/2023

Arkansas Pulls Approval For AP African American Studies Class

AP African American Studies courses will also not be eligible for college credit in the state.
08/15/2023

Florida Postpones African American History Teacher Training Event, Causing Frustration Among Educators

The decision to cancel the event has been harshly criticized by veteran members of the state’s African American History task force.
06/12/2023

Northwestern University Is Giving Its African American Studies Department A New Name

The department voted unanimously to change the name to something inclusive of the entire diaspora.
05/17/2023