Given what’s happening in my community right now, I felt it was necessary to highlight some Black brilliance today.

**The Challenge:** (Re)create a Sona drawing. I did a couple hours of research yesterday (which is totally insufficient to fully understand it), but what I can tell you is that these drawings originate with the Chokwe people in southwestern Africa, specifically Angola and the southern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The drawings are told in conjunction with a story, and the goal of most is to draw them in as unbroken a line. Please check out some of the resources below, and if you have others to add, I’d love to see them and link them here.

*Materials Needed: *grid, pencil, paper, perhaps graphing software. *Math concepts* *you could explore with this challenge: *angles, counting, geometry, graph theory, proportions/ratios, slope, symmetry, vertices/intersections