Abstract and Overview
Nearly 400 years ago 20 + African Natives were brought against their will from the Coast of West Africa to the early developed new land and settlement at Jamestown, which is known today known as Williamsburg, Virginia.
History Untold 400 is a nationwide historical research project that will give research based articles a voice through a host of areas of interest centered around re-dated American History, in a way that accounts for the impact of slavery as an economic driving engine; as well as how. How it shaped the American Experience through Arts, Business, Education, Family, Government, Media and Religion over the past 400 years . Our collective research based initiative will consist of: untold historically documented accounts, interviews, letters and artifacts of the life of the early slaves and their descendants. This project will explore strategies to begin dialogue that has the potential to heal all Americans.
This project was designed to help all Americans unlearn the stereotypes, racial bias and prejudice that have divided us as a nation. So we can begin to relearn the amazing contributions, discoveries, innovations and inventions developed throughout the last 400 years. It is through this project that we will reweave the tapestry of our democracy and tell the story of History Untold 400.
Coffee Table 7 Volume Book Series
History Untold 400 will capture and highlight a historical collection of writing from original researched works from around the nation. All researched artifacts will be carefully peer reviewed and edited for four beautiful leather bounded 400 page 11×17 embossed folded stamped, gold leafed page Limited Edition Coffee Table Books. Each book will navigate 100 years of history, marking the challenges and triumphs of the early arriving African Slaves chronicling, their Journey to Jamestown; and recording their contribution to the forming of the United States. This marked the survival of the Slaves during the Civil War, Emancipation and construction of the modernized nation as it is known today.
Online Education Portal
History Untold 400 will develop an online education portal that will allow educators and students of all ages to discover and explore history in a new and interactive way. Our History Untold 400 Education Portal will provide detailed comprehensive primary, secondary and Post Secondary level curriculum that will include a collection of artifacts, audiovisual supports and interviews. Suggested Collaborative activities, Community Service Proposals and a host of other service centered academic opportunities will be available. These proposed opportunities may help educators across grade levels integrate 400 centered works.