Archive for May, 2012
Fees: $60 for the entire 6-Weeks or $15 per class. Checks or cash Accepted. No credit cards.
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For the 8th consecutive year, Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn is calling all 12-18 year olds for an exciting 6-week program from June 23 to July 28, 2012. Scroll down this blog to get an example of some of the things we discuss and do, an to see how well you fare on the weekly Black History quizzes.
Before you go off into the world (college military/trade) you owe it to yourself to know about yourself and your people!
Black History 4 Young People 2012 Class Schedule
Six Saturdays 10:00am ~ Noon
June 23rd – July 28th
Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn ~ Instructor
www.drkwaku.com (213) 394-5484
23 June From The Nile Valley To The World
A.) A new graphic presentation illustrating the Afrikan origin of civilization, science, mathematics, medicine, engineering and many other accomplishments, including the history and culture of Black people all over the world.
30 June History of Black People in the Americas
A.) A new presentation covering areas of history in the Americas neglected by traditional educational institutions. American history and culture of Black people as never covered before.
B.) A presentation by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima showing various categories of evidence demonstrating that Afrikans were in the Americas before Columbus and helped establish America’s first civilization.
7 July Intra Color Discrimination and Various Historical Lessons
A.) We will investigate how slavery was used to divide people of Afrikan descent on the basis of a dark skin or light skin complexion, and how it is being practiced today. We will also look at the use of negative images.
B.) Several important history lessons will be examined..
14 July The Afrika You Don’t See.
A.) See the Afrika you never see as presented by Isidra Person-Lynn
B.) Attorney Jaaye Person-Lynn will expose legal areas young people
should be aware of.
21 July Leimert Park Village Tour & How To Earn A’s On Exams
A.) A tour of Leimert Park Village, the cultural center for Black Los Angeles, including Eso Won Books, exposing the class to literature written by people of Afrikan descent.
B.) Lesson on how to achieve A’s on exams and write research papers.
28 July A special presentation for parents and students (Last Class)
A.) Parents invited (The Location To Be Announced)
B.) Special production by Dr. Kwaku
C.) Students receive their completion certificates.
Black History Quizzes at the end of each class. No books to buy, but take notes!
(213) 394-5075 | word@DrKwaku.com
Got questions? We’ve got answers!
Black History 4 Young People (BH4YP) will be held Saturdays at 3333 43rd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90008 (Right across from Leimert Park) Near Crenshaw and Vernon.