LACC Hosts 90 Miami Teachers for Workshop on Caribbean Contributions to Black Intellectual Movements

Professional development workshop for Miami Dade County Public School primary and secondary teachers focused on Caribbean leaders' contributions to Black intellectual movements. Presentations positioned the Caribbean as a site for the transference, interpretation and promotion of larger movements and provided an overview of various Caribbean leaders and their ties to black intellectual movements, while highlighting motivating factors for engagement and diversity among some of the more influential, and also infamous figures. Led by Matthew J. Smith, Ph.D., Department of History and Archaeology, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Sponsored by LACC, in partnership with Miami Dade County Public Schools. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information or click on the links below to view workshop presentations.

From Negritude to Natty Dread

From Garvey to Marley