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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Black Studies

Phone: (845) 257-2760
Location: Faculty Office Building West 2
Web address: www.newpaltz.edu/blackstudies Link opens in a new window

Black Studies is a multi-disciplinary major devoted to the exploration and analysis of the history and culture of African people in the United States, Caribbean, and Africa.  It seeks to define the Black experience from an African and Afro-American centered perspective rather than Euro-centric perspective, to illuminate the contribution of African people to world culture and to correct a traditional approach to the study of world history that tended to bypass the Black Diaspora experience.

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