African History Classes
This five-week Sankofic seminar will cover some of the major contributions of historic events and personalities from the Caribbean to the ongoing struggle for African freedom.
We will discover:
- The particular roles Haiti, Jamaica, the Lesser Antilles, and Cuba have played in advancing African Freedom
- The various uprisings and independent communities that arose on these islands during the period of enslavement
- The connections across space and time that were made as a result of the world travels of freedom fighters from the Caribbean
- The strategies and tactics used by individuals and organizations developed in the region for the achievement of Pan-Africanism
Zoom Session ArchivesCaribbean Contribution to African Freedom
- Session 1 - May 01, 2020
- Session 2 - May 09, 2020
- Session 3 - May 16, 2020
- Session 4 - May 23, 2020
- Session 5 - May 30, 2020
- Session 1 - April 04, 2020
- Session 2 - April 11, 2020
- Session 3 - April 18, 2020
- Session 4 - April 25, 2020
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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.