Course curriculum

  • 1

    Session 1: Africa to Kansas Intro/Ancient Africans in America part 1

    • Adinkra Symbol: Adinkrahene

    • #We Are Culture: African Empires

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Writers

  • 2

    Session 2: Africans in America part 2

  • 3

    Session 3: Exodusters—Cowboys, Lawmen & Farmers

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Wawa Aba

    • #We Are Culture: Pioneers

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Drumming/Music

  • 4

    Session 4: Educators & Scholars/Cultural Holidays & Celebrations

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Gye Nyame

    • #We Are Culture: Great Thinkers

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Dollmaking/Storytelling

  • 5

    Session 5: Reformers & Leaders/African American Firsts

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Sankofa

    • #We Are Culture: Inventors:

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Artists

  • 6

    Session 6: Drama & Music Love Songs & Poems

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Osram Ne Nsoromma

    • #We Are Culture: Founders

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Singers

  • 7

    Session 7: Art & Culture part 1

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Sesa Wo Suban

    • #We Are Culture: Business Leaders

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Culinary Arts

  • 8

    Session 8: Art & Culture part 2

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Nyame Dua

    • We Are Culture: Theme: Self Worth

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Filmmakers

  • 9

    Session 9: Athletes/Everyday People

    • Adinkrahene Symbol: Mate Masie

    • #We Are Culture: Young Entrepreneurs

    • Gwendolyn Brooks: Culture Appreciation: Athletes