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The Long Civil Rights Movement in 20th-Century America
AFAM 215
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 296, HIST 272

This course traces the major sites of protest, opposition, and resistance in African American history since 1920. By examining the development of the American Civil Rights Movement, this course complicates traditional understandings of black liberation struggles in America. Who were these civil rights activists? How did they unify? What were their priorities? How did they imagine black freedom? How did these events play out in public life? The readings and assignments facilitate a critical analytical approach to the 20th-century struggle for civil rights and racial equality in America.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation
Interpretation: Students will use analytical tools to explore a variety of interpretations and viewpoints.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)

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