Introduction to Modern African American History|
This class will examine African American history from 1877 to the present. Central themes will include the post-Reconstruction period, Jim Crown, urbanization, migration, persistent institutionalized discrimination in education and the legal system, as well as key social justice movements such as the Civil Rights Movement and black power.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Vincent Harding, THERE IS A RIVER: THE BLACK STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN AMERICA (Mariner Books; Reissue edition, 1993)
Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, eds., LET NOBODY TURN US AROUND: VOICES OF RESISTANCE, REFORM AND RENEWAL: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000).
|Examination and Assignments: |
Exams & essays
|Instructor(s): Gross,Kali Nicole Times: .M.W... 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 6||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 2||SO: 12||FR: 14|