Professor Sundiata Cha-Jua discusses African-American history and recent black politics

May 20, 2012

Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, from which he earned a Ph.D. in 1993, and in African American Studies. He previously taught in the History department and directed the Black Studies Program at the University of Missouri at Columbia, and taught history at Pennsylvania State University and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Dr. Cha-Jua received Advanced Certificates in Black Studies from Northeastern University in 1992 and from the National Council for Black Studies, Director’s Institute in 1992.

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