PRINCE AMONG SLAVES High School Teachers Campaign
Prince Among Slaves
for high school teachers is funded by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art and Unity Productions Foundation. Lesson plans that meet national teaching standards have been designed to explore students understanding of West African Muslims to early American. When you screen this documentary and evaluate the classroom discussion, you will recieve the DVD free of charge.
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The film tells the true story of Abdul Rahman, an African Prince who after enduring the brutal Middle Passage, eventually ended up in Mississippi during America's earliest days. The film reveals one of the most well documented, yet seldom known about slave narratives, and the amazing journey of one man that went from the slave house to the White House and gained the support of America's most powerful businessmen and politicians. For a limited time, this film is free of charge to participating teachers.
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This award winning documentary comes with lesson plans, discussion questions, and an interactive exercise to help guide your classroom learning. The film is one hour in length and each showing and discussion is to be evaluated and evaluations sent back to UPF to gauge the impact of the film, website, and educational material.
This film was made possible with the generous support of: