- Exploring the Africana World: European contact, Civil War and Civil Rights, African
and Pan Africanism Independence
(a) For Monday: Read the introductory page of “Africa and Europe” and the following links under the Index (“The European Scramble,” “Political Resistance,” “Forces for Change” and “Timeline”) at the BBC's “The Story of Africa.”
(b) For Wednesday: Read the text “Civil War to Civil Rights: The Quest for Freedom and Equality” (Azevedo).
(c) For Friday: Read the introductory page of “Independence” and the following links under the Index (“Towards Independence,” “French and British Colonial Styles,” “The Nation State,” “Post Independence,” “Independence Timeline”) at the BBC's “Story of Africa.” And read “The Pan African Movement” (Azevedo) OR finish viewing the John Henrik Clarke webcast on Pan-Africanism, "A Great and Mighty Walk." Turn in Critiques, assessing the week’s readings.
Optional: For those that want more information on the Africana world's contemporary challenges, do not hesitate to visit the following links.
- For the African world, see "Africa and the Millennium Development Goals” 2007 Update, and become familiar with the annual Africa Action and Foreign Policy in Focus report on Africa, “Africa Policy Outlook 2008.”
- For the African American world, see the website for “The Covenant with Black America,” such that one can know what the covenant with Black America is, and some of the key problems and solutions proposed. (For those that want to view the State of the Black Union 2008, click the latter link.)