Course Description: In this course, you will learn about the actions taken by Africans and their allies to create movements to push back against injustice and oppression. You will develop apt leadership by studying successful collection actions which led to transformational changes in society. You will also learn why movements falter and do not lead to the intended change. This course is for would-be and seasoned activists, leaders of nonprofits, and government officers. The lessons from this course would be of tremendous benefit to leaders within for-profit organizations as well.
Learning Outcomes By the end of this course students will:
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the history of the development of Pan-Africanism both in antiquity and in the modern world
Demonstrate a critical and informed understanding of how and why African people have united themselves against foreign incursion
Demonstrate an understanding of the most dynamic personalities, movements, and strategies of Pan-Africanism during the MAAFA
To understand and examine that connectedness of the African struggle for freedom on the continent and across the globe
Demonstrate an ability to conduct academic research using qualitative methods
A clear-eyed academic and artist, rooted in the history and culture of the Africana world. He is a provocative thinker with a wealth of worldly experience and knowledge in the cultural expressions and experiences of African people in divergent temporal and spatial contexts.