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The African American Studies (AAS) minor at Texas State provides an interdisciplinary course of study that focuses on the Black experience in the United States and throughout the African diaspora. The  central mission of the program  is to prepare students to critically understand, conduct research, and interpret the complex histories, societies, and cultures of people of African descent.

The African American Studies guide may provide additional research suggestions.  

Introduction To This Guide

This guide is designed to be a resource for anyone interested in placing BLM into broader context through history and African American Studies. It contains historical information regarding treatment of African Americans in the United States from earliest times to the present day. It also includes sources to stay up to date on contemporary news and analysis, and resources to support Anti-Racism. 


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Special Thanks to Teresa Solbuski at Vairo Library at Penn State University for permission to use their Black Lives Matter Guide as the model for this guide.