AAST 104: Race, Place, and Schooling: African Americans and Education

several children waving and schoolteacher on a bus

The relationship between race, place and school is critical in the understanding of Black life in relationship to schoolings system in the U.S. Through a critical investigation of resistance, creation and controversy, the course will allow students to grasp a historical and contemporary analysis of the ongoing struggle for quality education for Black students.

Ken Robinson, renowned education expert, discusses the need to change education paradigms.

This documentary film chronicles hip hip and life on the streets in Chicago.