Africana Studies

Africana Studies

Department of Africana Studies Statement of Support: Black Lives Matter!

The Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Northridge, stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and demand that action be taken, so our community and city can work to dismantle the structures of racism that have threatened Black lives and wellbeing since this nation was first established. We condemn police brutality and the insidious murders of Black men and women. There are many police who operate as the enforcement wing of the system of white supremacy, a system that we must work to dismantle every day. We condemn racism and oppression in all its manifestations, including homophobia and transphobia. The terrorism of white supremacy and white privilege continues to compromise the health and safety of Black Americans and African people across the globe. The systematic assault on Black lives in America and in the world is an injustice that will not be tolerated and must be rooted out from the psyche and fabric of America.

Read the full statement from the CSUN Department of Africana Studies.

Department of Africana Studies Transition to Virtual Operations

Beginning Monday, 03/23/2020, all departmental operations will be handled remotely. Due to COVID-19, we are operating in a way that is consistent with the directives of Governor Newsom and CSU Chancellor White. Our virtual business hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. We can be reached at (818) 677-3311 or email us at: africanastudies@csun.edu. Calls will be handled as expeditiously as possible, however, there may be slight delays due to an increased demand for virtual assistance.

AFRS Students Tell us about your Accomplishments!

We invite Africana Studies students to take a short survey about your academic and personal accomplishments.