Building on the success of the fall series, the Family Resource Center will be offering a Spring 2009 Community Course on African American Studies from 7-9PM on Wednesday evenings at the FRC (2405 Jefferson Avenue).
|Feb.4||An Artist’s Journey on the Congo Coast of Panama – Prof.Arturo Lindsay, Spellman College|
|Feb.11||Digging Through the Grooves: Afro-Feelings and Black Markets in Ghana, West Africa – Prof.Sionne Neely|
|Feb.18||Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes – Byron Hurt (to be held in the Student COmmons theater @ VCU)|
|Feb.25||Creating a Future Drawn from our Past: An Artist’s Perspective – Prayer Beads Project – Prof.Sonya Clark, VCU|
|Mar.4||History of Liberia and its Connection to Richmond – Sister Mamusa, Prof. Sonia Banks, and LaDonne Lankster|
|Mar.11||Strange Fruit: Lynching and Other Racial Violence in the U.S. since Reconstruction – Prof.Tameka Bradley Hobbs|
|Mar.18||Slavery and the Making of American Freedom|
|Mar.25||Racial Trauma and its Intergenerational Transmission: The Tulsa Race War of 1921 – Prof.Shawn Utsey|
Sponsored by the VCU Department of African American Studies, Richmond Slave Trail Commission, Family Resource Center, Elegba Folklore Society, and Afrikaner Student Organization.