History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 336: The African American Experience in the United States: Reconstruction to the Present

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

History of African American life in post-slavery America, and rise and consequences of racial segregation in 19th and 20th centuries. Examines African American response to continued racial inequality and repression. Covers great migration, urbanization, black nationalism, and civil rights era, as well as contemporary debates about race.

Prerequisites:

6 credits of history or permission of instructor.

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