HIST 2017 African-American History: From Civil Rights to Black Power: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. A seminar on the activities, ideas, movement centers, and personalities that created the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in the U.S. from the 1950's through the 1970's. Some familiarity with the broad contours of U.S. History is presupposed. Special attention will be devoted to the roles of the African-American masses, college students, and women, and to the points of conflict, cooperation, and intersection between African-America and the larger American society.