As part of Black History Month this year, I had the opportunity to talk about The Black Experience in America: The Course with a group of people whose work played a significant role in making it possible. During the month I was the guest for an online gathering of more than 1,000…
To download free social media images to celebrate Black history, click here. I spent the hours before Black History Month preparing for and executing an…
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Reconsidering an Icon in the Face of Modern Challenges
Education is both a goal and a theme in The Black Experience in America: The Course. With that in mind, I’d like to invite you to the digital audience…
The last full lesson in The Black Experience in America: The Course — and this material is for adults down to junior high — is called The Microscope…
I was thinking about Bessie Smith today, because I’m working on a personal project and I need some inspiration. And as I was designing The Black…
When I was growing up in Washington, D.C. in the '80s, identity — blackness — was a smorgasbord. Through eighth grade I went to mostly Black public…
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The Black Experience in America: The Course by Jon Fortt