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Black Studies - Black Studies Student Alliance

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The Black Studies Student Alliance (BSSA) supports the academic pursuits of students interested in Black Studies as a minor, provides opportunities for student involvement in local communities, and represents the needs and interests of students to the Center for Black Studies. The BSSA is an organization that is open to any Southern Miss student—undergraduate and graduate—seeking a culturally rich supplement to their academic experience by becoming involved in the activities sponsored by the BSSA and the Center for Black Studies.

Destini Williams
President, Black Studies Student Alliance Organization

Destini is a junior majoring in English with a Black Studies minor. She has been actively involved in BSSA for the past two years and she is also a member of the NAACP student group at Southern Miss. After graduation, Destini plans to attend graduate school possibly in English considering her interest in African American literature and teaching.

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