• Queens of Resilience: Honoring the Legacy of Black Women

Queens of Resilience: Honoring the Legacy of Black Women



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About Queens of Resilience: Honoring the Legacy of Black Women

Course Overview

 "Queens of Resilience: Honoring the Legacy of Black Women" is an inspiring and enlightening course that delves into the rich history, enduring strength, and remarkable contributions of Black women throughout the ages. This course is designed to celebrate the resilience, courage, and resilience of Black women who have overcome adversity and left an indelible mark on society.
Throughout the course, students will embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the lives and achievements of iconic Black women who have paved the way for future generations. From trailblazing leaders and activists to groundbreaking artists and intellectuals, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the diverse roles and significant impact of Black women in shaping history and culture.

Course Summary

Through thought-provoking discussions, engaging multimedia presentations, and insightful readings, students will examine the challenges faced by Black women and the strategies they employed to navigate and overcome obstacles. Themes such as intersectionality, identity, representation, and empowerment will be explored in depth, allowing students to gain a nuanced understanding of the complexities of Black womanhood.
Moreover, "Queens of Resilience" will highlight lesser-known stories and unsung heroines, shedding light on the often overlooked contributions of Black women in various fields and industries. By amplifying their voices and honoring their legacies, this course aims to inspire and empower students to recognize the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in society.
Ultimately, "Queens of Resilience: Honoring the Legacy of Black Women" seeks to celebrate the strength, resilience, and enduring legacy of Black women, while fostering a deeper appreciation for their invaluable contributions to the world. Through exploration, reflection, and dialogue, students will emerge from this course with a newfound appreciation for the queens of resilience who have shaped history and continue to inspire generations to come.

About the Author
Dr. Naima Robinson

Dr. Robinson is a native New Yorker, who grew up on Long Island. She is a Scholar, Historian, Educator and Lecturer. Dr. Robinson has a Doctorate degree in Interdisciplinary Educational Studies, her original research is entitled “Fear and Avoidance: Barriers to Developing Racial Literacy in High School Teachers” an exploratory study examining the racial literacy skills of high school teachers. Additionally, she has an M.S. Ed in School Leadership, an MS in Secondary Social Studies Education, and a BA in History and Women’s Studies. Dr. Naima Robinson is a veteran public school teacher. She is a Black Studies specialist and provides professional staff development on Implicit Bias; Diversity and Inclusion; Equity Team Development; and Racial Literacy for adults and children. Her scholarship presents a fresh vibrant voice to the academic community and has rapidly become a valuable community asset. Dr. Robinson is a founder and instructor at Keep Your Change Inc. Academic Support Program in North Amityville where she teaches ‘Real History’. Dr. Robinson has developed an extensive Black Studies curriculum that she has been teaching at various schools and programs in multiple states reaching hundreds of students. In her Black Studies class, students study history, psychology, sociology, philosophy and economics. They read a variety of works that challenge and enlighten, and they explore a multitude of topics beginning ten-thousand years before U.S. History. Dr. Robinson is the daughter of Justice Derrick Robinson and Dr. Pamela Robinson Allen and the mother of Semaya, a student at Brown University

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