In this study of African-Americans in U. S. society from African origins to the present, students explore the African heritage, the experience of slavery, segregation, and the rise of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. The course pays particular attention to the issue of black nationalism as a force in American life. Offered periodically. Counts toward American studies and race and ethnic studies majors and race and ethnic studies and Africa and the Americas concentrations.
Counts Toward Majors: American Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Studies Education
Counts Toward Concentrations: Africa and the Americas, Africa/African Diaspora, Race and Ethnic Studies
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