African American and Africana Studies

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Cloake-Hall House

Cloake House:  The Cloake House offers a residential alternative for students with particular interest in AAAS and/or service roles within Sankofa Umoja Nia (S.U.N.), an organization devoted to educational engagement and community service among black students.  

 

 

The Grundy Collection: 

Archives from South Africa, available at Myrin Library by special permission. The Grundy Collection of scholarly articles, personal letters, rare newsletters, annotated manuscripts, and military records all pertaining South Africa between the period of 1965 to 1994 reveals the debates, deceptions, and documentation of a world grappling with white supremacy as it breather its dying institutional gasps. This collection brings Africa to life in suburban Philadelphia, allowing students, faculty, and the local community to immerse themselves in the experience of African and world history.  More

 

Sankofa Umoja Nia (SUN)

The purpose of this organization shall be to foster a sense of awareness and promote educational and cultural programs throughout the Ursinus Community.

The educational and cultural programming shall be unique to the culture of people of  African ancestry. However, the organization is open to all students. For all those interested, Sankofa Umoja Nia meets on a bi-weekly schedule. Click here to learn more about SUN