This MomentLive! series, produced and hosted by Eric K. Ward, Nadine Epstein and Suzanne Borden, takes a deep dive—and a fresh look—into the art, history and issues that both unite and divide the Black and Jewish communities.
African American Roots and Resilience with Dr. Lillie J. Edwards
Join Dr. Lillie J. Edwards for a four-part lecture series exploring the broad landscape of African American history from its African origins to the 21st century. The class will highlight how African Americans shaped and defined America while resisting white supremacy and systemic dehumanization based on race, gender and class.
Dr. Edwards is Professor Emerita of History and African American Studies at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. She was the founding Director of Pan-African Studies and received awards for excellent and distinguished teaching.
Watch and learn at your own pace! This class is for anyone interested in learning more about African-American history.