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Afrofuturism Discovery Academy



Black Studies

This is Why I'm Fly!

$125

with Sherinda Bryant

Calendar Feb 1, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 8 weeks

COURSE INCLUDES COLORING/ACTIVITY SUPPLEMENT AVAILABLE FOR DISCOUNTED DOWNLOAD.

Course: THIS IS WHY I'M FLY!

Unveiling Flight Symbolism - Exploring the Power of Metaphor in African and American Cultures

Course Title: "This is Why I'm Fly!"

Overview: Embark on a captivating journey through the intertwined histories of African and American cultures as we explore the concept of flight as a metaphor. Discover how flight symbolism has empowered, resisted, and allowed for self-expression. Immerse yourself in literature, art, and oral traditions to reveal the hidden narratives behind this powerful metaphor and its enduring influence on diverse cultures.

Course Highlights: 

Explore the roots and cultural significance of flight symbolism.Investigate how flight evolved from history into metaphor.

Infuse depth and meaning into your flight-inspired creations through literary themes.

Discover the enduring legacy of flight in fostering resilience and self-identity.

Examine the integration of flight themes in contemporary music and its cultural connections.

Explore the journey of creating a world where individuals can confidently embrace their identity.

Reflect on the myriad interpretations of flight and their impact on empowerment, aspirations, and an empowered future.

Course Description: This course offers a compelling exploration of flight symbolism's deep roots and evolving meanings in African and American cultures. Uncover hidden stories and the enduring significance of flight as a metaphor.

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