A Journey of Liberation
Second Edition, by Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, Grades 8–Adult
Personal History, Personal Culture, a Personal Journey in African American History
Promoting cultural awareness through richly flavored accounts of the events in African American history, this book encourages students to expand their knowledge of the historical foundation upon which this country was built.
A Journey of Liberation, 2E (Hardcover)
In Our Own Image: An African American History
Rochester City School District, Grades 5–8
The fullness of U.S. history is realized with the inclusion of the African American contribution—now fully covered in a single, easy-to-implement text.
In Our Own Image is a complete and user-friendly text for teaching African American history and culture to middle and junior high school students.
Virtually every aspect of African American history and culture is covered, beginning with a study of early African leaders and communities, the Middle Passage, and enslavement. The Emancipation Proclamation follows, along with legal segregation and the Ku Klux Klan. Final chapters include the explosion of cultural pride experienced in the Harlem Renaissance and the struggle for civil rights. In Our Own Image concludes with contemporary issues in society.
Chapter reviews include activities, critical thinking, writing, and vocabulary that stress the high points of the chapter and allows teachers to gauge students’ progress. Maps and timelines enhance geography and study skills, while colorful illustrations help students visualize the material.
In Our Own Image (Softcover)
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, Grades 5–9
The history of African civilization told in the Authentic Voices of the African-centered perspective strengthens students’ understanding of world history.
From an African-centered perspective, this text draws on oral and written history to describe six classical civilizations of Africa—Kemet, Nubia, Axum, Ghana, Mali, and Songhay.
In an easy-to-access format, Classical Africa is an excellent stand-alone text or an important supplement to World History and Regional Study programs.
Classical Africa (Softcover)