Teachers’ resources

Commissioner’s of Education Task Force on African American History

»Following the Slave Trade Route

»The Middle East and India, A Research Agenda M ,

Study Guides

This study guide is intended as a resource for undergraduate professors as well as for community organizations planning to screen the documentaries of the Latin American Video Archives’ African Diaspora in the Americas Collection. The videos included in this collection depict the histories, political struggles, and everyday life of the black people of Latin America, and this study guide aims to help educators present and discuss these important videos with classes in both academic and community settings.

Research Projects

Africans in the America Resource Bank
»”America’s journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you’ll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher’s Guide for using the content of the Web site and television series in U.S. history courses.”


Meeting the Florida Mandate for the teaching of the African American and African Studies. Helpful studies and lesson plans and African diaspora pedagogical practices.

Florida Mandate for Teaching the African American Experience

1994 Florida Legislature
Section 1003.42(2) (g) Florida Statutes

1003.42 (2) (g) Required instruction:

Members of the instructional staff of the public schools, subject to the rules and regulations of the state board and of the school board, shall teach efficiently and faithfully, using the books and materials required, following the prescribed courses of study, and employing approved methods of instruction the following:

(f) The history of African Americans, including the history of African peoples before the political conflicts that led to the development of slavery, the passage to America, the enslavement experience, abolition, and the contributions of African Americans to Society.