FACTS ABOUT AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
I. Introduction to Afro-American History
A. Central theme-Quest for 1. Freedom, 2. Equality, 3. Manhood/Women Suffrage
B. Reasons for the Afro-American Movement-1. Record sake, 2. Inspirational Sake, 3. Fight for the concept that blacks are inferior.
C. Africanism-anything that has an African origin
D. Eras of History- Ancient (Stone Age), Medieval (Dark Ages History), Modern (Reform), & Current
II. Discuss the four group of Black Historians.
- The Author of Black Historians is Dr. Thrope.
-The Beginning School-Rope to justify Emancipation
-The Middle School-Builder of Black Studies
-The Layman School-Untrained Historians
Karenga believed African Americans should Rescue & Reconstruct Black History. We need to rescue it from the Europeans. Let African Americans write their own history. His quote was "History is a mirror of struggle".
B. Alkalimat believed that African American should Rewrite & Reconceptionalize their history. He is the author of Intro to African American History. His stages to African American History was the:
1. Crisis Stage,
2. Innovation Stage
3. Experimentation Stage
4. Institutionalization Stage
African American Studies is an intellectual and academic discipline. It has 3 fields of knowledge: 1. Natural Sciences
3. Social Science.
It deals with a radical fundamental change in education. (Changes from European centric to Afro centric.)
Alklimat levels of African American History was:
1. Biology & Race 2. Political Economy & Class & Caste
3.Society & Nationality 4. Idealogy & Consciousness
VI. "Theory, Pedagogy, and Research"
A. Theory is a proven fact.
B. Pedagogy is a method or an art of teaching.
C. Research is collecting information, investigating, and seeking knowledge.
VII. Pillars of Knowledge
A. Origin & Heritage
B. Critical Analysis (critical...