African Elements

Explorations In Black & Africana Studies

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Darius Spearman brings his experience as a career educator inside and outside of the class into African Elements: Explorations in Black and Africana Studies.

Author of Between the Color Lines: A History of African Americans on the California Frontier from 1769 through Reconstruction, Darius began his teaching career in 1999, and since then has taught courses in US History, Race, Gender, & Ethnicity, World History, and African American History, as well as numerous courses in the multidisciplinary field of Black Studies.

Professor Spearman joined the faculty of the Department of Black Studies at San Diego City College in 2007. While there, he developed curriculum for several online courses within the department, and earned recognition for “Exemplary Online Instruction,” in 2012 Darius received his first Master of Arts Degree in History from Sonoma State University in 2000.

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