Upper Elementary-Middle School
Empowered Writing & Literary Analysis
Taught by Mama Nikita Bush
This semester students will uncover and explore Afrikantraditional folkways and culture that ‘appear’ in Afrikan life in America, viathe spoken words, lore and literature that was and continues to be a part ofblack life in America. Students will perform scholarly analysis and critiqueof the values, virtues and culture transmitted through Afrikan folktales andlore, and their evolution and propagation in the diaspora. Students willdiscover the Afrikan retentions in their own family traditions and evaluatetheir benefits. Students will create New Afrikan lore and literature, withconsideration to current conditions (good and bad) of our people.
Advanced Literature Reading