Black History for States in Denial (Live)in Black History
What you will learn?
"The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. Du Bois
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America" by Ibram X. Kendi
"The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
"The Fire Next Time" by James Baldwin
"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander
"March Trilogy" by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
"Black Reconstruction in America" by W.E.B. Du Bois
"Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson
"The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America" by Richard Rothstein
About this course
- THIS IS A LIVE COURSE. SESSIONS ARE RECORDED FOR ATTENDEES.
Embark on a transformative journey through the vibrant tapestry of Black American history in our 6-week online course, "Exploring Black American History." This meticulously curated program is designed to immerse you in the profound and inspiring narrative of Black Americans, spanning from the international slave trade to contemporary civil rights advocacy.
**Week 1: International Slave Trade & Routes**
Our voyage begins with an exploration of the origins of African cultures, the harrowing Middle Passage, and the indomitable spirit of enslaved individuals who resisted oppression.
**Week 2: Slavery in America**
We delve deep into the development of slavery in colonial America, plantation life, rebellions, and the Underground Railroad, uncovering tales of resilience and liberation.
**Week 3: Black US Generals and Black Abolitionists**
Meet unsung heroes – Black soldiers in the Revolutionary War and Civil War, and influential abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman.
**Week 4: The Emancipation of Black America & Juneteenth**
Explore the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation, Juneteenth celebrations, and the challenges faced during the Reconstruction Era.
**Week 5: Black Advocacy for Other People of Color & Civil Rights**
Witness the evolution of Black advocacy, from suffrage and the Harlem Renaissance to the Civil Rights Movement and intersectional activism.
**Week 6: Contemporary Issues & the Legacy of Black American History**
In our final week, we reflect on modern achievements, ongoing struggles, and the enduring legacy of Black American history in shaping today's society.
Throughout this course, engaging video lessons, illuminating readings, and thought-provoking discussions will deepen your understanding. Quizzes will assess your knowledge, and expert insights will provide diverse perspectives.
By journey's end, you will possess a profound appreciation of the vital role Black Americans have played in shaping the nation's history, culture, and ongoing pursuit of justice. Join us on this enlightening odyssey into the heart of Black American history and its enduring impact on our world.
An introduction and welcome from the creators of the Blac k History for states in denial course. An in-depth overview of what will be covered during the 6 week course.
The Impact of Black History: Discover the contribution, struggles and triumphs of African Americans through history. Uncover the untold stories that have been suppressed or overlooked by states in denial.
The Impact of Black History: Discover the contributions, struggles, and triumphs of African Americans throughout history. Uncover the untold stories that have been suppressed or overlooked by states in denial.
Alia Wong from US Today covers the disparagement of Black History in the United States.
Original Publishing Date: August 24, 2023
USA Today: Black history 'Underground Railroad' forms across US After increase of book bans
Author: Deborah Barfield Berry, USA Today
Original Publishing Date: October 5, 2023
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