Announcements/Events Listing

Monday, February 05, 2018
Student Financial Aid Workshop
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
graduation workshop flier cap and confetti

Are you ready for graduation Spring or Summer 2018?

We can help you cross the stage!

Friday, January 12, 2018
Afrikan Black Coalition Conference

About the Conference

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Black Candle: Film and Discussion About Kwanzaa

The Black Unity Center will show the film, "The Black Candle" and lead a discussion about the Nguzo Saba (the seven principles of Kwanzaa).

Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Dr. Derethia Duval

Come and enjoy a workshop about you... and dealing with stress before finals get intense! Learn how to channel nervous energy for the end of the semester.

Friday, December 01, 2017
Mr. Brumfield

Join us to learn about graffiti writing culture, its ancient origins, and the state of the arts as Mr. Brumfield demonstrates on a wall in the Black Unity Center!!!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Analisa Brown

Do not miss Analisa Brown research findings. In Ethnic Psychology Building in room 116 on November 28th 2017.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Varnado Family

The Department of Africana Studies proudly announces the generous contributions of BSU co-founder, Jerry Wayne Varnado, Esq.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Duane Deterville Presents "Afrifuturism"

Artist, writer, and scholar of visual culture, Duane Deterville, hosted the Black Unity Center’s event, “The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture” on October 3rd.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Make a Donation to the Africana Studies Department Today!

Make a gift donation to the Africana Studies Department today! Any amount is appreciated and it all goes back to continue to help the department thrive.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Apply now for the Jerry W. Varnado Scholarship!

Jerry Wayne Varnado received a BA in Economics from San Francisco State University in 1969.

Monday, October 09, 2017
Sunday, October 08, 2017
It's Time for the 18th Annual Scholarship Awards!

The 18th Annual Scholarship Awards is this Sunday, October 15th!

Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture

The Black Unity Center welcomes you to attend a presentation and discussion by Duane Deterville: The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture 

Monday, September 18, 2017
Mbongi Talk this Tuesday featuring Dr. Dawn-Elissa Fischer and Cheryl Fischer

The Mbongi Talk, "Harlem2Tokyo" will be this Tuesday, September 19th from 11:00 am - 12:30pm.

Friday, September 08, 2017
Professors McDougal, Flannery and Flamer

Africana Studies is honored to co-sponsor the Mbongi Talks series with the new Black Unity Center at San Francisco State University! 

Friday, September 08, 2017
A photo of the Divine 9 after the event

It’s that time of year again where the National Pan Hellenic Council (also known as the Divine 9) came together to present their sorority or fraternity in a formal presentation in their

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Right before the meeting started.

The Black Student Union held their first BSU meeting of the year on September 6, 2017 at the very top of the Cesar Chavez building.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Go Check Out the Black Unity Center Today!!

As a response to the demands of the Black Student Union, San Francisco State University finally opened up a Black Unity Center this past week on September 5th.

Friday, August 18, 2017
Africana studies students and faculty at semi-annual luncheon

Congratulations to Dr. Serie McDougal III, the inaugural Director of SF state’s first Black Unity Center (BUC)!

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Marilyn Varnado, Jerry Wayne Varnado and one of their sons, Jerry Varnado, Jr.

The Department of Africana Studies proudly announces the generous contributions of BSU co-founder, Jerry Wayne Varnado, Esq.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Garza's Award Address at ATT Park "Ode to Black Women"

"The Africana Studies Effect"

Friday, May 26, 2017
Jabulani: Black / African Baccalaureate and Masters Ceremony

Class of 2017 - Jabulani Celebration Black African Baccalaureate and Masters Ceremony


Monday, May 01, 2017
adrinkra knowledge symbol

Mbongi is a Kikongo word that refers to the coming together of community members to explain and describe the issues and challenges faced by the community and to explore an

Sunday, October 07, 2012
Africana Studies honors Terry Collins

Africana Studies honors Terry Collins for the 2012 Exemplary Leadership Awards