The history of African-American social dance - Camille A. Brown
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The educator of this lesson has a wonderful site that will further inspire you to learn more about social dance. Take a look here.
History does really connect with culture through social dance. Here are two amazing references from Camille A. Brown that illustrate those connections. Black Girl: Linguistic Play and Mr. TOL E. RANCE. Both guides were created by Heather McCartney.
Interested in seeing a video clip from Mr. TOL E RANCE? Watch: Camille A. Brown's Mr. TOL E. RAncE "reel talk.” There is also A TEDx Talk featuring Camille A. Brown that discusses Black Girl: Linguistic Play. Watch it here.
Photo credit for Camille A. Brown headshot: Whitney Browne.
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