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African American History

This course is fully titled Climbing the Mountain – African American History from Africa to Present Day. This course is designed to introduce students to the rich and diverse history and culture of African Americans, tracing their accomplishments and struggles. Students develop an understanding of the African American culture through its history within the broader context of United States history. The course explores the African American narrative from African kingdoms, enslavement, emancipation, the Civil Rights era, and the social and political oppositions that have followed. The course features a focus on the Harlem Renaissance and the literary and artistic contributions of African Americans to all cultures, as well as social, scientific, economic, religious, and political contributions. Through this course, students will have a greater understanding of current events involving the African American community. The content will be presented and discussed in a spirit of biblical unity.