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WELCOME

 

Pan-Afrikan Center 

Oyate Commons Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Office Location: Oyate’ Commons (2C Suite), Christensen Center

Email: Panafrikan@augsburg.edu

Direct line to  Pan-Afrikan Center: (612) 330 -1022

Direct line to Multicultural Life: (612) 330- 1087

 panafrikancenter_augsburg |  Pan-Afrikan Center


WHAT IS PAN-AFRIKANISM?

Pan-Africanism is a worldwide movement that aims to encourage and strengthen bonds of solidarity between all indigenous and  ethnic groups of African descent. The movement became known by Marcus Garvey, who was a fearless leader striving to create better conditions for people of African descent. Marcus Garvey created the Pan-African flag to show unity for all African descent all over the world. The Pan-African flag has three colors with different meaning. Red- The blood that unites all people of Black African ancestry, and shed for liberation. Black- For the people whose existence as a nation, though not a nation-state, is affirmed by the existence of the flag. Green- The abundant and vibrant natural wealth of Africa, the Motherland.

Marcus Garvey

                     

Pan African Flag

Pan-Afrikan Center Archives

The Pan-Afrikan Center archives has pictures and videos of past Augsburg students and staff . The archives shows the development of the Pan-Afrikan Center and how the department was form. The archive is a great way to look back on memories and the foundation of the Pan-Afrikan Center. To view more of the Pan-Afrikan Center Archives visit here: Pan-Afrikan Collection