ASSIGNMENT: AAMI West End ATLMaps project

ASSIGNMENT: AAMI West End ATLMaps project

Description During the annual trip to Selma Alabama for its Jubilee celebration, members of the African American Male Initiative decided to document this trip. Through social media and film, the young men were able to show Selma through their eyes.  This first digital...
After Malcolm: Islam and the Black Freedom Struggle

After Malcolm: Islam and the Black Freedom Struggle

Description At a time when America faces continued social polarization, the African American Muslim community is particularly positioned to provide lessons of transformation, reconciliation, and survival in the continued quest for holistic social justice. By combining...
SYLLABUS: Black Mecca and black popular culture

SYLLABUS: Black Mecca and black popular culture

Description This course is an upper level seminar that focuses on the history, politics and culture within what I call the Black New South, a subfield within the academic field of African American Studies. With an interdisciplinary approach as seen through public...