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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.
  • Explores the African American narrative from African kingdoms, enslavement, emancipation, the Civil Rights era, and the social and political oppositions that have followed.
  • 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.

See the African American History course description and details in the TPS course catalog.

About TPS (at-tps.org)
  • Online classes since 1997
  • Grades 4 to 12
  • Complete curriculum or individual course enrollment
  • Academic advising and planning
  • Individualized course credit options
  • Diploma (standard or honors) option
  • Top scholarship with biblical worldview
  • Live interactive classes
  • Timely effective teacher feedback
  • Dynamic faith and character development
  • Extensive student social opportunities
  • AP® courses with top exam scores
  • College dual credit courses with flexible credits
  • High Scholars program (24 college credits)
  • Honors courses
  • Accreditation and certifications
  • NCAA approved