CultureSeek – Connecting to African and African American History
CULTURESEEK: Connecting to African and African American History was developed to actively connect readers to a rich culture that deserves worldwide attention. The fascinating messages within each historical fact can potentially educate and re-shape perceptions about African American people and their culture. It is for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge. After reading the historical facts, word puzzles, and discussion questions are available to further engage the reader. In addition to increasing knowledge…it’s a mind stimulator, providing a fun and engaging way to learn about history.
Select topics include Countries in Africa, African Kings and Queens, The Underground Railroad, Inventors, Athletic Excellence, Educators and Scholars, Musical Legends, Leaders of Rights and Justice, Science Giants, and Divine Guidance. New to the Second Edition are famous quotes, photos, discussion questions, and over 200 additional African American historical facts. There are more than 1,200 facts. CultureSeek has been described as a cutting edge approach to the study of African American history. It is reader-friendly for young people, yet mind-stimulating enough for adult readers.
About LaTonya Branham (Dayton, Ohio Author)
LaTonya M. Branham is a native of Dayton, Ohio. She is the author and editor of CultureSeek: Connecting to African and African American History (1st edition, 2006 and 2nd edition, 2009), Spirit Seek (2007), and The Academic Prayer (2013). She is also a two-time contributing writer to Chicken Soup for the Soul series: Devotional Stories for Women (2009) and Here Comes the Bride (2012). LaTonya earned a Master of Arts degree from Antioch University McGregor and a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University. She is a Leadership and Change PhD candidate at Antioch University. Her research focuses on adult learners in higher education.
LaTonya is the founder and CEO of Reader2Leader Foundation, and Branham Consulting. She is one of three co-founders of the Dayton Book Expo. In fall 2017, LaTonya received a Trailblazer Excellence in Arts Advocacy Award. She also serves as a college administrator and assistant professor. LaTonya and her husband currently serve in community outreach (First Fruits), literacy, and youth initiatives. Reading and sharing books, and serving as a College Success Coach is an important mission in her life.