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African-american studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of black americans taken broadly, the. We analyzed data from 34331 african american and 9491 white adults aged 40 to 79 years recruited into the ongoing southern community cohort study. Is black studies solely for the consumption of african american students should it be why should asian, latino, or white students have an interest in pursuing.