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English

Born A Crime (Book Club)

Students will read the book Born a Crime by Trevoh Noah (host of The Daily Show) and discuss topics such as Racism/ Apart-Hate, Poverty, Colonialism and Religion.
Swahili School
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Completed by 3 learners
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35 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
13-18
year olds
3-10
learners per class
per learner - per class

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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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***Racism, Apartheid, and the Cycle of Poverty.
***Identity, Belonging, and Community. 
***Love and Personal Growth.
***Resilience Through Religion, Education, and Humor.
The teacher has experienced the effects of colonialism and racism both in Africa and the US. She has also participated in Truth and Reconciliation seminars to promote restoration of human dignity and peaceful co-existence. She has a similar background as Trevoh Noah having grown up in Africa. 
Before the first class (Day 1) read Chapters 1-4
Before the second class (Day 2) read Chapters 5-8
Before the third class (Day 3) read Chapters 9-13
Before the fourth class (Day 4) read Chapters 14-18
The book Born a Crime can be found at your local library. It is also sold at Walmart, Target, Amazon, Barnes and Nobles and other bookstores. The teacher will not profit in any way from the transactions.
35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
The themes discussed include Apartheid, Gun Violence, Racism, Apartheid, and the Cycle of Poverty. 
There are rules of engagement for this class in the class description section. 

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Swahili School
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Lives in the United States
Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world. - Nelson Mandela.
176 total reviews
218 completed classes

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