Too often, the story of Black people in America begins with enslavement. These structured conversations will delve into some of the history that goes overlooked and lay a foundation for a richer appreciation of Black History. 

Class materials will be available via Teachable and class will meet weekly on Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed after registration.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE TIME:

Saturday Class Meets:

  1. Saturday, September 5, 8:00am CST
  2. Saturday, September 12, 8:00am CST
  3. Saturday, September 19, 8:00am CST
  4. Saturday, September 26, 8:00am CST

Sunday Class Meets:

  1. Sunday, September 6, 4:00pm CST
  2. Sunday, September 13, 4:00pm CST
  3. Sunday, September 20, 4:00pm CST
  4. Sunday, September 27, 4:00pm CST

Course Curriculum

Jade R. Rogers

Hi, I’m Jade!


Jade Rogers is an educator, mentor, Oral Historian, Archivist, adjunct professor at Metropolitan Community College and Iowa Western Community College in History, and I have over 20 years of teaching experience and have dedicated my life to the research and study of History and the Black Experience.

I conduct public programs and workshops for the Durham, Joslyn and Great Plains Black History museums in the Omaha Metro area. My past teaching experience includes courses at University of Iowa, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and the District of Columbia Public Schools.

I am also the Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of the House Of Afros, Capes & Curls. HOACC strives to connect people from diverse backgrounds to build a community based on a shared love of science fiction, fantasy, comics, games, and Afro-futurism as a catalyst for building relationships and facilitating conversation. 


Enroll Below


$125

Africa to America I

Eight AM Saturday Class

This course begins on Saturday, September 5, 8:00am CST.

  • Readings and resources will be available each week through Teachable and meetings will occur via Zoom.
  • Links to Zoom will be emailed prior to the first class.
2 payments of $75/month

Africa to America I

Eight AM Saturday Class

This course begins on Saturday, September 5, 8:00am CST.

  • Readings and resources will be available each week through Teachable and meetings will occur via Zoom.
  • Links to Zoom will be emailed prior to the first class.
$125

Africa to America I

Four PM Sunday Class

This course begins on Sunday, September 6, 4:00pm CST.

  • Readings and resources will be available each week through Teachable and meetings will occur via Zoom.
  • Links to Zoom will be emailed prior to the first class.
2 payments of $75/month

Africa to America I

Four PM Sunday Class

This course begins on Sunday, September 6, 4:00pm CST.

  • Readings and resources will be available each week through Teachable and meetings will occur via Zoom.
  • Links to Zoom will be emailed prior to the first class.
Nok Terracotta Sculptures

Jeremy Weate / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Giza, Egypt

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Church of St. George, rock-cut architecture in Lalibela, Ethiopia