Exterior view of the Africana Studies and Research Center

How Much Do You Know about Africana Studies on the Hill?

During Black History Month, test your knowledge of Cornell’s ground-breaking program with these 10 trivia questions!

Cornell is considered a birthplace of Africana studies as an academic field—an effort that began in the late 1960s and was further spurred by the occupation of Willard Straight Hall in April 1969. In celebration of Black History Month, test your knowledge about the University’s program and its history with these 10 questions:

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Published February 14, 2024


  1. Fagdeba

    Pretty informative quiz. I am not from Cornell

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