In this episode, we explore some of the historical factors that have impacted the success of African American students in the era of online learning and COVID-19.
PROGRAM INCLUDES… Welcome: Khalid Alexander, Dr. Webber, Brandon Duncan & Aaron Harvey, and Dr. Cornel West
Guest Lecture: Elbert ”Big Man” Howard Speaks at San Diego’s Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation June 7, 2015
In this episode, we look at the origins of a relatively new academic discipline. How did Black Studies come about and how is it distinct from other academic disciplines? Also, what are the challenges faced by scholars, academics and students of Black Studies in higher education?
In this episode, why pursue Black Studies? What is the significance of Black Studies in higher education?
Also, we look at the contributions that Black Studies as a discipline has made in academia.
Africa in historical context and the events leading up to the Atlantic slave trade. Explores the rise and fall of powerful and wealthy African kingdoms as well as the path they took that ultimately led to the Atlantic slave trade.
Slavery in Black & White -- Introduction: Support African Elements via Patreon; https://www.patreon.com/africanelements *Ad Free Videos for as little as $1/Month Subscription!!* In this video, (Part 1) I discuss the factors that drove the transformation from...
The role frontier is profoundly significant for persons of African descent. Beginning with the Atlantic Slave Tradethe Middle Passage impacted both sides of the Atlantic. The meeting of Africans with those who would later be known as Americans transformed the African continent while the American frontier transformed the Africans who were transported there.
Medicinal and spiritual healing was a fundamental way of life the Yoruba of west Africa. As it turns out it also says the groundwork for surviving an unimaginable ordeal — the middle passage. As Yoruba practices were modified and as Roman Catholicism was forced onto enslaved Africans, Yoruba medicine was transformed into Santeria.
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