Questions, Objectives, and Preparation

Guiding Questions

  • What do articles in The Nubian Message reveal about race relations in the 1990s and early 2000s?
  • How does The Nubian Message challenge the idea that the U.S. is a ‘post-racial’ society?

Learning Objectives

  • Describe reasons why African-American students at NCSU founded The Nubian Message in 1992.
  • Understand connections between The Nubian Message and the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Power Movement, and Pan-Africanism.
  • Discuss the state of race relations in the U.S. during the 1990s and early 2000s.
  • Appreciate diversity of opinion in media, history, and politics.

Instructor Preparation

  • Review the lesson plan and the online exhibits used throughout.
  • Locate and bookmark “The Illusion of Inclusion” website on classroom laptop or desktop computers.
  • Check Internet access and hardware availability. Download primary-source documents in case of technology failure.
Questions, Objectives, and Preparation