Writing Prompts (Choose *one* of the two) :

Writing Prompts (Choose *one* of the two):

  1. Drawing onassigned readings, explain the historical context and factors that shaped the emergence of Africana Studies as an academic discipline—how and why was education critical to the struggle for inclusion and racial transformation?
  2. In the first half of this course, we have considered the African diaspora from 1400 until the 1800s.  Drawing on theassigned readings, what impact did the slave trade have on the black experience in this period?

Reference Book: Manu Herbstein, Ama: A Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade (2000)

Word Count: 500 words, minimum

Impact of slave trade:Solution: The slave employment was wicked and terrible, and the dependence of Africans wasunkind, unfair, and dehumanizing. Mutually, they signify one of the best and most…