• Who Was Cinque?

    Created October 7, 2010
    Who Was Cinque?

    Meet the leader of the Amistad revolt through contemporary news reports, court records, and illustrations.

  • What Masks Reveal

    Created October 6, 2010
    What Masks Reveal: 01-Puerto Rican Vejigante mask

    Explore the cultural significance of masks by investigating the role they play in ceremonies and on special occasions in societies from widely separated regions of the world.

  • Spirituals

    Created October 6, 2010
    Spirituals

    Tap into an African-American song tradition that has fired hope throughout the long struggle for freedom.

  • Perspective on the Slave Narrative

    Created October 5, 2010
    Perspective on the Slave Narrative

    Trace the elements of history, literature, polemic, and autobiography in the 1847 Narrative of William W. Brown, An American Slave.

  • Launchpad: Perspectives on the Slave Narrative

    Created October 5, 2010
  • The Meaning Behind the Mask

    Created October 5, 2010
    The Meaning Behind the Mask

    Students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures.

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