Kente Cloth---Please Touch!

02/24/2010 21:53

Wrapped in Pride: The Story of Kente
"Once the mantle of African kings, kente cloth has become a familiar pattern in contemporary American culture. This half-hour documentary, inspired by the landmark exhibit at The Newark Museum, looks at how kente crossed the Atlantic from the West-African Republic of Ghana and found its way into everyday American life."


After viewing the program, the students were encouraged to paint pictures of their experience and what they learned.