Stuck in the house for a few weeks with your kid(s)? Ten activities you can do to raise their Black consciousness

  • Write a book report on a lesser known Black historical figure
  • Watch a movie and use discussion questions to critique how Blackness is portrayed in the media or analyze the life of a Black historical figure
  • Create an affirmation jar
  • Engage in a discussion about Black figures in business and finance and create a business plan for a company
  • Develop a family tree and call family elders to complete the various branches
  • Create a 1,3, or 5 year education, career, and financial plan using a S.M.A.R.T. goal framework
  • Develop a vocabulary lesson about words such as Afrocentric, Pan-Africanism, Black Nationalism. Womanist, Ubuntu, Pedagogy, Oppression, Privilege, etc.
  • Do an internet search for the origins of common Black sayings and traditions (e.g., jumping the broom)
  • Develop a list of Black owned small business and support through online shopping
  • Create a poem or collage about what Blackness means to you

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