Week 2: The African Influence of the Olmec Civilizations and The History of Black People in the Americas

The African Influence of the Olmec Civilizations and The History of Black People in the Americas
Location: Kaos Network: 3333 W. 43rd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90008 (Largest cross streets: Crenshaw and Vernon.  Class is two blocks east of Crenshaw on 43rd at Leimert Blvd.)  TIME:  10:00am – Noon  (Ages 12-18 – Give or take)

Dr. Kwaku with an Olmec Head. He calls it “Brothers.”

Topic #1:
This Saturday we will cover the Americas like nothing students have ever seen. We will begin with a graphic lecture by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima on the Olmec civilization, the first civilization in the Americas.
Topic #2:
Next, Dr. Kwaku will deliver a very powerful lecture on the earliest American civilizations, as well as cover what people of Afrikan descent have created and accomplished in early and present day America. Our students will not be exposed to this information in their educational training, so they will be ahead of the game in American history.
Join us! The Entire series is $60 (still a discount) or $15 per class.  Bring a friend!Ask about our scholarships provided by Sponsor Kofi Opantiri! For more details, visit http://www.drkwaku.wordpress.comor call (213) 394-5075.

Keion Collins, winner of the Week One Black History Quiz, sponsored by Simply Wholesome.Congratulations!

Congratulations to our First Week Black History Quiz Winner:  Keion Collins, Perris, Ca  (See his photo in the previous post). Take notes so you can win your own gift certificate for Simply Wholesome, an all natural popular restaurant on Overhill and Slauson in Los Angeles.

Note: After class this week, stop by the Leimert Park Book Fair.  It’s Free!  Check for details:  http://www.leimertparkbookfair.com/

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