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Black History Month 2014

This page aims to move the dialogue about Black history far beyond slavery and back to the times when Black Americans and Africans made many documented contributions to world civilization.

BEGIN by exploring these links: Lesson Plan Enrichment  | Student Competitons  |  Educator Competitions |  Assignments

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SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS for:

Sister Libraries Webinars & Micro-Media Film Screenings of Dialogue with:
1. Palestinian Youth: A Day in the Life, October 7, 9, 13 and 17, 2013
2. Egyptian Youth: Tours of Old Cairo and the City of the Dead (Fall 2013)
3. Kenyan Youth: Virtual Tour of President Obama’s roots (Spring 2014)
4. Irish Youth: Virtual Tour of President Obama’s roots (Spring 2014)
5. American Youth: Guns and Hollywood
6. Nigerian Youth: Pan-African University News Communities
7. Nubian Youth: Remembering Kush to Cairo

OLAfrica Public Speakers Bureau presents:

  • Dr. George Nangale. "Lost Crops of Africa"
  • Dr. Bettye Collier-Thomas. "Mary McLeod Bethune's Legacy"
  • Black Filmmakers Forum: "Critical Analysis of Blacks in Contemporary Cinema"

Depending on demand, this program can be made available on-line.

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BLACK HISTORY beyond the "Great Moments in African-American History":

DIVINE DARKNESS is PBS Frontline program about Germany's Lauingen Mohr (Black Christ) that dates back to the 14th century. We will take students on a personally guided and interactive tour of Launingen and other sites where Germans and others celebrate their centuries-old relationships with Africans.

The Golden Age of African Civilzation 2000 BC - 1500 AD presents an extensive look at Black iconography in Europe.

History of Europe's Black Mohrs & relation to Catholic church today

Black Russians have a long and documented history.

LEARN MORE about TEACHER apps

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INTERACTIVE RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT: Explore the lifestyles of the original inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere and create short (3-5 minute) multimedia products that can be entered in our content development and curriculum enrichment competitions. Tell and show who they were; where they came from; what they looked like; who are their descendants; what their daily lives were like; what changed that would render them as second and third class citizens in their own lands using these suggested initial points of departure:

We will share your projects with other schools in our network and enter them into global competitions.

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PROPOSE AN ACTIVITY & YOU COULD WIN A PRIZE

Our websites are created to give our users the opportunity to use technology to help bring more meaningful content, exercises and activities to the learning process. If there's a particular question you'd like us to address with you and colleagues online, please list your requests or ideas on our TAP (Take Action Pages). CLICK HERE to get started.

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION 1:

Several publishers have asked AWE Net to identify fresh multimedia content about history that can form the nucleus of our proposed online digital library that will distribute more inclusive learning and teaching content for secondary schools and universities. CLICK HERE to LEARN MORE about how you can become a paid author of such content in partnership with us and our growing communities of teachers, librarians, learners and parents.

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