Mission & Vision
Mission & Vision of the Black Studies Program
The central mission of the UNO Black Studies Program is to prepare students to conduct interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research on topics involving Africana (peoples, histories, societies, cultures and cultural production) and to employ theoretical and methodoligical tools drawn out of the Africana experience in addressing relevant natural and social issues across the globe on behalf of humanity.
The ideal Black Studies graduate is:
- Able to understand the Africana global experience
- Equipped with theoretical and methodological tools for analyzing the social and natural world
- Attractive to potential employers across a spectrum of career options
- Conversant on the challenges to Africana phenomena in the context of Eurocentric worldviews
- Capable of comparative anlaysis and of the application of Africana ideas to a wider human context
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