African History Classes

This eight-week overview course covers the myths and facts regarding African history from the begins of human civilization until the beginnings of the 8th Century Common Era.

We will cover the rise of early man, the growth of ancient civilizations, and various themes such as religion, politics, economics, and social relations. All reading materials will be provided, and interactive lectures will be held every Saturday.

Adult Classes

Every Saturday from July 4 until August 22 at 11:00AM EST:

Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 979 7292 0518

Youth Classes

Every Tuesday from July 7 until August 22 at 4:30PM EST:

Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 930 3484 3390

Zoom Session Archives

Caribbean Contribution to African Freedom Malcolm X and Martin Luther King
  • Session 1 - April 04, 2020
  • Session 2 - April 11, 2020
  • Session 3 - April 18, 2020
  • Session 4 - April 25, 2020
  • Here are some images from one of our sessions:

    For more information, e-mail us at africanhistory@jakukonbit.com.


    Dr. Clyde Ledbetter Jr. is an alumnus of Lincoln University and received his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in 2013. He earned a second Masters degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford. He has taught in a private K-12 African-centered school in Philadelphia as well as at several colleges and universities in the U.S. including: Temple University, Lincoln University, and Cheyney University (the latter two are both historically Black universities).

    In addition to co-editing the book Contemporary Critical Thought in Africology and Africana Studies with Dr. Molefi K. Asante, Dr. Ledbetter has also published articles on Malcolm X as well as various topics concerning human and peoples’ rights in the African world.

    Introduce your family to history and culture.