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Dr. Greg Carr
Greg Carr is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University and Adjunct Faculty at the Howard School of Law. He holds a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University and a JD from the Ohio State University College of Law. The School District of Philadelphia’s First Resident Scholar on Race and Culture (1999-2000), Dr. Carr led a team of academics and educators in the design of the curriculum framework for Philadelphia’s mandatory high school African American History course. These materials are the first to approach African American History using an Africana Studies methodology. He is a co-founder of the Philadelphia Freedom Schools Movement, a community-based academic initiative that has involved over 13,000 elementary, high school and college students.
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Why Ida B. Wells was a G!
Join Karen Hunter and Dr. Carr for an in-depth look at the researcher and activist who proved the power of the pen. Explore her anti-lynching crusade; the women's suffrage movement; Black economic power; the power of autobiographical narratives, and more!
Why Our History Is So Important
Are our children ready for what's coming? A critical discussion on the role of Black teachers in Ourstory; Carter G. Woodson and the process of education; W.E.B. DuBois and the implications of integration; and how modern day education is used to our benefit/detriment.
A critical conversation putting the Pulitzer Prize into historical perspective, touching on Ida B. Wells; Joseph Pulitzer, Black-facing media vs. white-facing media; the great Lerone Bennett Jr.; the value of Black independent solutions; and the preservation of our cultural and historical legcaies.
Who Was Dorothy Porter Wesley?
This hidden figure was a master librarian, bibliographer and curator who built the Moorland-Spingarn Research Ceter at Howard University into a world-class research collection. Her legacy lives on in the historians, researchers and academics who help to maintain and curate our historical memory and cultural legacy.
Mickey Mouse was a Minstrel Figure
Critical converstaion on the questionable history of Walt Disney and his most famous creation. Topics also include, the cultural logic of representation, modern-day minstrels, country music, Vaudeville, Eminem and culture vultures.
The Insurrection of '21: Who America Is?
The Capitol Insurrection of 2021 revealed many things about the nature of American society, politics and justice. Placing the riot in historical context will go a long way in determining whether or not the United States will survive the 21st century.
Revolution vs. Reform
Explore the life and death of Fred Hampton; "Judas and the Black Messiah"; historical all-Black towns, the legacy and impact of SNCC; the role of Black women in the civil rights movement; a historical analysis of African-American diplomacy, and more!
John Henrik Clarke, Hamilton & Marvel
An in depth examination of the life of Master Teacher, John Henrik Clarke, with emphasis on his early influences, including Arthur Schomburg, Alaine Locke, Malcolm X, the Blyden Society, and more. Also conversation on Hamilton and the erasure of historical memory; Blade, Black Panther and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
FREE YOUR MIND
Class is in session! A repository of every In Class with Carr episode (non-annotated) archived chronologically. Be a part of the largest African Studies class in the world! New episodes drop every Saturday at 12pm EST on YouTube Live!
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