2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 114 - African-American History, 1865-Present


This course examines the history of African Americans from the Civil War to present day with special emphasis on the ways individuals and organizations challenged racial oppression. Students will examine how black Americans demonstrated a sense of agency within the context of Jim Crow segregation, employment discrimination, and disenfranchisement. Topics include Reconstruction, northern migrations, Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the Women’s Club Movement, Garveyism, Civil Rights and Black Power movements, as well as the advent of African American popular culture.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: HP & DI

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically