Bra Fie (translates from the Ghanian Language- Akan to “Come Home

Lesson Overview

Students will explore the history of Blacks in America with an emphasis on why some organizations urge African Americans to journey back to their roots.

Multiple days

Essential Question

  • How has slavery influenced racial issues today?
  • How are the philosophies of MLK and Malcolm X similar and different?
  • What laws are instituted to diminish injustice in America?
  • What are some examples of injustice against Blacks?
  • Why would some people believe that Blacks should embrace their roots and in some cases, even migrate to Africa?

Lesson Created By: Shaquetta Moultrie

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)