Alicia Garza is the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Awardee and Honors Hood Recipient.
Richard Polote is the 2016 recipient of the University's Undergraduate Honors.
We are the first Department of Black/ Africana Studies. Please see our History to find out more.
- Visit our Chair's Message, Mission and Journal pages to learn more about Africana Studies at SF State.
- Visit our Programs page to find out more about courses, advising and requirements for majors and minors.
- Visit our Forms page to obtain helpful forms.
- Visit the People to contactly faculty, staff, students and alumni.
- Our Department regularly hosts faculty, community partners and other guests to nurture student engagement and professional development through workshops, collaborative events and our distinguished lecture series, Mbongi. We look forward to seeing you at one of these dynamic dialogues in addition to our historic semi-annual luncheon for students (November, February) and at the Jabulani rites-of-passage during the graduation ceremonies in May.