Hard History: Slavery in the United States (Semester Long Black and Indigenous History Class)
In this semester long decolonized History social studies class we will learning about the practice of slavery in America, of both African and Indigenous peoples. A significant part of United States History.
Autumn Williams M.B.A
130 total reviews for this teacher
Once per week
over 10 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
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
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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*The material in this class is VERY sensitive in nature, please read the parent guidance section* *This class can be adjusted to be taken over the course of 2 weeks if requested* When history is taught honestly, students gain a better understanding of current systemic issues and feel empowered to take action to ensure equity, justice and liberation are a reality for all. This history is fundamental to understanding our nation’s past and its present. In this semester long class we will...
I have mentored over 200 teens over the past 6 years through my nonprofit on diversity and current events and continue to lead open group discussions regarding diversity and inclusion for individuals ages 5-18 as well as adults in a corporate setting. I have many years of experience facilitating difficult conversations regarding civil rights and African American History. I have been serving on the Women of Color Community Leadership Board for a Fortune 500 company in Diversified Outsourcing Services industry. This unique is group is a branch of their Diversity and Inclusion department. Through this position I have facilitated, created, and organized trainings on diversity and inclusion, anti racism, and holiday specific courses (history of MLK Day, Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, Indigenous Peoples' Day, and Black History Month) for the work place. In edition utilizing elective courses I have taken though my undergraduate and graduate degrees (World history, American history, North American Slavery) I also have extensively studied the books/textbooks for the purpose of teaching classes for school aged children for various non profit programs and after school organizations, and children on parents who are employed with above listed company as a company benefit on various African American heroes and events both virtually and in person. I have done various workshops through Learning for Justice Foundation. A handful of these workshops specialize on talking to children in grades k-12 about the hard topic of slavery.
Notebook for notes (Optional) FREEDOM ART PROJECT- art materials picked by learner
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Race, discrimination, death, suicide, violence on those enslaved, and slavery will be mentioned in this class. Youtube will be used for supplemental visuals at times. Class is taught using slides via canva that I will present during class.
https://www.learningforjustice.org American Slavery: 1619-1877 Paperback – 23 Feb. 1995 A True History of the United States: Indigenous Genocide, Racialized Slavery, Hyper-Capitalism, Militarist Imperialism and Other Overlooked Aspects of America (Truth to Power) ISN 978-1586422530
Autumn Williams M.B.A
African American History and Diversity and Inclusion Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
130 total reviews
166 completed classes
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