Africana Studies

Join our vibrant community and explore the rich diversity of African and African American social, cultural, political, and historical development.

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516

Black individuals killed by law enforcement since 2016

309 in 2016

207 in 2017

 

Africana Studies calls for: 

The safety of all citizens

The preservation of Black Life, 

The increased use of immobilizing enforcement techniques

The decrease of immediate use of guns in Law Enforcement  

The support of fair and equitable Law Enforcement

The end to senseless, tragic deaths of Black men.

Mapping Police Violence

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