#Docuhistory: History of Africa
The Golden Stool - History of Africa with Zeinab Badawi
#Docuhistory with Trevor Getz and Judith Jeremie
PBS's History of Africa: The Golden Stool with Zeinab Badawi is the 14th episode in the BBC's History of Africa series and explores African history, culture, and heritage as told by Africans themselves. In this episode, Zeinab travels to Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire to learn about the history, myths, and legends of the Asante people ... Keep Reading
We invite teachers, parents, and students to use this page to view the episode and explore the related resources below as part of their curriculum or home-schooling.
The #docuhistory series aims to create an informal space where teachers, students, and historians can join together to watch a documentary and discuss teaching and learning about the film's subject matter. The series is organized by Joe Schmidt, New York City Department of Education, @HSGlobalHistory, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics.
We held a viewing and Twitter discussion of this episode on April 23, 2020. You can browse the discussion by searching the #docuhistory hashtag or by checking in with discussion moderators Trevor Getz (@TrevorGetz4) and Judith Jeremie (@ChibiJu). The resources shared through this conversation have been gathered by Joe Schmidt.
History of Africa: The Golden Stool with Zeinab Badawi | Watch on YouTube
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Trevor R. Getz
San Francisco State University
Trevor R. Getz is a Professor of African and World History at San Francisco State University. His work focuses on social histories of nineteenth-century West Africa, history and comics, and history education. He is the author or co-author of eleven volumes, including Abina and the Important Men, which won the…...Read More
Judith Jeremie is a New York City public high school history teacher and curriculum specialist. She tweets @ChibiJu. Bio Apr 2020...Read More
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