Africana Studies Black History Workshop

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Africana Studies Black History Workshop

February 17at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST


Title:  Africana Studies 101
  • Participant Introductions:  name and one thing they remember about Black history (if time permits – if not, I’ll skip this)
  • Workshop objectives:  By the end of this 3 hour workshop, participants should be able to:
    • recognize truths about African American history that has been omitted and/or edited
    • experience a sense of pride regarding worldwide contributions from Blacks throughout the Diaspora
  • Workshop Introduction:
    • Poem:  Autobiography in 5 Short Chapters (sets the stage for the purpose of workshop)
    • In the beginning (Bible based facts regarding the beginning of humanity)
    • Africans in Africa (where they traveled and landed and the cultures they developed)
  • Africans in America
    • the impact of enslavement (Africa, Europe, the ‘New World’)
    • timeline of oppression
    • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (based on book by Joy DeGruy)
  • Colonization and its Impact (How Africa became a 3rd world country)
  • Now That We’re Here
    • our responsibility to build on our greatness as a people
    • each one teach one activity
    • Individual Action Plans (each person identify what they will do with information learned)
  • Closure
    • participant evaluation and assessment
    • Harambe Circle (Unity Circle – this is in alignment with ‘Collaboration’ where participants agree to be united in our dealings with each other and others to create a better Savannah and a stronger KL




February 17
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST


Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship
425 W Montgomery Cross Rd.
Savannah, GA 31406 United States
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