After four decades, the field of African American Studies, or Black Studies, is still alive in the University of California System, according to a new report from the African Black Coalition.
Through an Internet-based survey of nine UC campuses, the report notes that every UC campus with undergraduates has some form of Black Studies courses. Two campuses have Departments (UC Berkeley and Santa Barbara); three have programs (Davis, Irvine and Los Angeles), while the others have courses within Ethnic Studies or other departments. UCLA recently submitted a proposal to departmentalize.
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The full report is available for download at AfrikanBlackCoalition.org.
Update: (Nov. 1) Reginald James changed his name to Rasheed Shabazz. Reports citing this report may choose to reflect this change.