5 Free Black History Courses You Can Take Online Right Now

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Black Performance As Social Protest

2019 Alvin Ailey Rehearsals: "Ode"

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This course examines how performance has been an integral part of the Black resistance and social progress, especially within the African diaspora. It reviews important artistic and rebellious expression, including chants by enslaved African Americans.

The course further shows how social justice movements from the past connect to those still happening today. It also encourages students to create their own manifesto covering how they will use artistic expression in the name of social justice.

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