Students identified and discussed stereotypes associated with being African and created a multimedia presentation to express what being African meant to them. As part of their service-learning project, students wrote “I am” statements to capture their self-reflections and visions and selected the images and music to accompany their statements.

This video can be used to teach others about the many faces, personalities and aspirations of Africans:

The kids in the video, in order of appearance are:

Ishmail, 14
Marieam, 12
Alpha, 11
Mbalu, 13