THE UHURU ACADEMY ONLINE GLOBAL BLACK HISTORY COURSE
Course Description: Embark on a transformative six-week journey with The Uhuru Academy’s Adult Global Black History Course. Led by Baba Amin Ojuok, a seasoned educator and historian with over three decades of experience, this course invites you to explore the rich tapestry of Black history from ancient times to the present day. Engage in a comprehensive study that spans continents and epochs, uncovering the true essence of Black identity, resilience, and genius.
Schedule and Topics:
- Week I: "Who Am I?" (01/03/2024, 7pm - 8:30pm EST) Delve into the roots of identity and heritage. This session sets the stage for a deep understanding of our collective and individual places in the world.
- Week II: "The Truth Seekers!" (01/10/2024, 7pm - 8:30pm EST) Discover the pioneers who sought truth against prevailing narratives. Explore the narratives and contributions of groundbreaking historians and intellectuals.
- Week III: "The Civilization Builders" (01/17/2024, 7pm-8:30pm EST) Journey through the great civilizations of Africa, their innovations, and their impact on the world, laying the foundation for global development.
- Week IV: "The MAAFA" (01/24/2024, 7pm-8:30pm EST) Examine the MAAFA, understanding the profound impact of the transatlantic slave trade and its lasting implications on the African Diaspora.
- Week V: "Global Black Resistance, Resilience, and Perseverance" (01/31/2024, 7pm - 8:30pm EST) Celebrate the indomitable spirit of Black people through stories of resistance and resilience from across the globe, highlighting the unyielding pursuit of freedom and justice.
- Week VI: "Jim Crow, Colonialism, and the Rise of Black Consciousness" (02/07/2024, 7pm - 8:30pm EST) Trace the evolution of Black consciousness through the eras of Jim Crow and colonialism, understanding how these systems shaped the modern struggle for equality and empowerment.
- Live interactive sessions hosted by Baba Amin, supplemented with pre-recorded content for flexible learning.
- Access to a rich array of reading materials, book recommendations, and exclusive video content.
- Dynamic discussion boards for community engagement and knowledge sharing.
- Certificate of Achievement upon completion, granting access to an extensive online library of over 200 books on Black history.
- Lifetime access to session recordings, ensuring a lasting resource for continuous learning.
This course is more than a historical overview; it's an invitation to understand and embrace our collective story, to build knowledge, and to foster a deeper connection with our heritage. Suitable for adults of all backgrounds who seek to understand the global Black experience from an Afrikacentric perspective, this course is a journey into the heart of our history, identity, and resilience.
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Uhuru Academy Global Black History Course (Online)
The Uhuru Academy Global Black History Course is perfect for those of us who are curious and want to know more about our history as a people. This course will cover our journey from the birth of human civilization on up to present day. Each session will be live and interactive. The dialog will be engaging, informative, and delivered in a way that even those who are being exposed to this information for the first time can understand and connect to. Taught by Baba Amin Ojuok, Co-Founder & CEO of Uhuru Academy Education Solutions, LLC. (Each session will also be recorded with copies going to participants, along with selected reading materials, book lists, documentaries, and more)
"This course is far more than a mere recounting of names and dates; it's a profound journey into perspective and understanding. Each session is designed not just to inform but to transform, empowering participants to embrace their heritage with unapologetic pride and express themselves in ways that are both constructive and healthy. As we navigate through the tapestry of Black history, we'll explore the narratives and experiences that have shaped our identity and resilience. This course is an invitation to see the world through an Afrikan-centered lens, to connect deeply with our roots, and to emerge with a renewed sense of purpose and empowerment. By engaging with our past, we learn to navigate our present and future with greater clarity and confidence, fostering a community united in knowledge, pride, and an unwavering commitment to our collective growth and well-being."