A Film Showing of
with Commentary by scholar and New York State Regent Emeritus
Dr. Walter Cooper
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
240 East Avenue
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
This award-winning documentary chronicles the life and times of the world-famous African-American historian, scholar and Pan-African activist, John Henrick Clarke. Clarke recounts his life and times and provides an overview of 5,000 years of African history. This video offers a fascinating look at the past, from ancient Egypt and Africa’s other great empires, Mediterranean influences, the Atlantic slave trade, European colonization, the development of the Pan-African movement, and present-day African American history.
This film provides an excellent opportunity for educators to experience/observe typically omitted concepts and content that supports students’ identity and self-knowledge development. Teachers are encouraged to invite parents and community members. Teachers who are responsible for the greatest number of parent/family participants will receive a cultural artifact for their classroom from the RTC.
Participating teachers will receive 3 professional development hours.
Teachers should register on Avatar.
Please register parent and community members by calling the RTC at 262-8080 or sending an email to email@example.com.