Course Updates

Africana historians Drs. John Henrik Clarke, Yosef Ben Jochannan & Chancellor Williams

Week 10: Civil Rights Movement, Part 1

General Announcements: Early voting starts October 23. See the Board of Elections site for info on voting early or to submit an absentee ballot to avoid voting in person. Lehman’s pre-graduate advising program offers weekly office hours for the graduate school application process and is having two sessions via Zoom. Wednesday October 27 addresses what […]

Week 9: The New Negro, Garveyism, and Harlem Renaissance

General Announcements: Job opportunity: The NYC Board of Elections hires poll workers for every election. Pay is decent. Details here. Also, see the Board of Elections site for info on voting early or to submit an absentee ballot to avoid voting in person. Course Announcements: See the FAQ page for quick answers to common questions […]

Week 8: System of Jim Crow and Great Migration

Note that this is the official course website for AAS245 Section H81 for the Fall 2021 semester. All updates and course info will be here, not on Blackboard! Check this site at least weekly to stay current! General Announcements: Job opportunity: The NYC Board of Elections hires poll workers for every election. Pay is decent. […]

Fall 21 Week 7: Civil War and Reconstruction

Note that this is the official course website for AAS245 Section H81 for the Fall 2021 semester. All updates and course info will be here, not on Blackboard! Check this site at least weekly to stay current! Announcements: Make sure to get the required course book if you haven’t done so yet: you’ll need it […]

Fall 21 Week 6: The Ma’afa and system of enslavement

First, some logistical announcements before we get to this week’s assignment: Note that this is the official course website for AAS245 Section H81 for the Fall 2020 semester. All updates and course info will be here, not on Blackboard! Check this site at least weekly to stay current! Please sign up for the class text […]

Weeks 3-5: Columbus and Racism’s Origins in the Americas

First, some logistical announcements before we get to this week’s assignment: Note that this is the official course website for AAS245 Section H81 for the Fall 2020 semester. All updates and course info will be here, not on Blackboard! Check this site at least weekly to stay current! Please sign up for the class text […]

Fall 21 Week 2: A Great and Mighty Walk

First, some logistical announcements before we get to this week’s assignment: Note that this is the official course website for AAS245 Section H81 for the Fall 2021 semester. All updates and course info will be here, not on Blackboard! Check this site at least weekly to stay current! Make a plan to get the required […]

Fall 2021 Course Start Info

Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester! This post will be mostly informational: the specific info for next week’s assignment will be in a separate follow-up. Every week will have one of these posts with specific instructions and a discussion board–more on that below. If you’re registered for AAS 245: African American History (or the cross-listed […]

Fall 2020 Final Exam!

Announcements: Spring 2021 Courses: For those interested, I’ll be teaching Intro to Africana Studies (AAS 166) and 2 sections Latin@ Literature (ENG 339). All are online. Details on AAS 166 are here. ENG 339 is new so no website yet, but you can read the general description here and I can share more details and […]

Week 16: The 1980s/ wrap-up

General Announcements: Lehman has emergency grants available to quickly provide money for housing, medical, food, transportation, and other needs. Details at the Student Affairs office. The Lehman Food Bank offers food assistance. Details here. Spring 2021 Courses: For those interested, I’ll be teaching Intro to Africana Studies (AAS 166) and 2 sections Latin@ Literature (ENG […]

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