2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIST 293 - African American Social and Political Movements


This course will examine the African American struggle against social and political oppression in America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Specifically, students in this course will explore black American involvement in the Antislavery Movement, the Women’s Club movement, the Harlem Renaissance, Anti-colonial activities, and the rise and fall of the Black Power and Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. By the end of the course, students will understand how black-led organizational efforts helped to transform America’s social and political landscape.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered bi-annually.