The Black History Project Inc.

 

About Us


Mission

To educate, empower and ignite social action in the lives of black youth.


Vision

Empowered, educated black youth.


The Black History Project, Inc. was created to educate youth about the African American experience throughout history. The goal is to empower students to take pride in their cultural history while cultivating self-esteem and self-worth. This program was conceived to emphasize the importance of history, including facts, leaders, innovations and milestones.


The program is taught from a certified teachers and qualified speakers and moderated by facilitators from the Central Florida area with extensive knowledge on the scheduled topics.


Some topics include:

  • Political Power

  • Importance of HBCUs and Black Greek Letter Organizations 

  • What is Blackness?

  • Civil Rights: Then and Now

  • Celebrating Black Arts

  • Black Wealth 

  • War on Drugs 

  • Black Resistance Training 

Students also participate in monthly field trips and activities, volunteer opportunities and are automatically enrolled in our book club. 

Meet The Team

Kristin Fulwylie Thomas
Founder/Executive Director

Kristin is Community Activist, Political Organizer and Founder of The Black History Project. She has worked on various political campaigns creating solution-based initiatives, partnering with national organizations to empower the community in which she lives.


Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, she always had a passion for working in her community. She earned her B.S. in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2010 and soon after, moved to Orlando, FL to receive her M.S. in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL in 2011.


Kristin's professional goals have always been to apply her skills learned throughout her education, to building and maintaining a positive image in the community she serves. She believes in educating the community to empower the community, in turn, creating a positive environment for generations to learn and grow to their full potential.

 
 

Register

Students


Each student must be enrolled in high-school (9th – 12th grade) full time to be eligible to participate in this program. Students also much have parent’s consent and reliable transportation. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. If interested, please email Kristin at info@blackhistoryproject.org.  


 

Volunteers


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help plan events, engage social media conversations or help with overall strategy, please email info@blackhistoryproject.org.

give

Year after year, The Black History Project, Inc. is focused on educating, empowering and preparing our next generation of social justice leaders. But we can't do it alone. Donate today by using the link below.

 

contact us

We'd love to hear from you! Please contact us if you have any question and we will get back to you at our earliest convenience. Email: info@blackhistoryproject.org. 

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