Arlington, VA – The Coalition for Empowerment & Opportunity (CEO) presents an insightful panel discussion on the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) African-American Studies curriculum. Scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2024, from 6 to 8 p.m., the event will take place at Wakefield High School (Gazette Leader).Moreover, the CEO, dedicated to empowering youth of color, will facilitate this panel (CEO). Panelists include AP African-American Studies Development Committee members and students currently engaged with the course.This curriculum, an innovative exploration of African American history and culture, draws from various fields like history and literature. It emphasizes engagement with primary sources for a deeper understanding of African American experiences (College Board)Furthermore, over 300 professors from more than 200 colleges, including historically Black colleges and universities, contributed to the curriculum’s development. This collaboration ensured a broad consensus on essential historical and cultural topics (College Board).Additionally, the event at Wakefield High School will feature student performances, an art showcase, and an exhibit by the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington. An African-American culinary experience will also be part of the evening (Gazette Leader).
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