Jun 28, 2022  
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AM 264 - The African-American Experience


Credits: 4
Students will investigate the role African Americans have played in the history of the nation, including African-American contributions to, and exclusions from, various aspects of a “democratic” American society. Students will examine the critical issues and periods relevant to the African-American struggle toward freedom and equality from the nineteenth century to the contemporary moment. Topics include slavery, emancipation, and Reconstruction; the woman’s era; the age of Jim Crow and the new Negro; the civil rights movement; and the post-reform period.
Note(s): (Designated a Cultural Diversity course; fulfills social sciences requirement; fulfills humanistic inquiry; fulfills bridge experience.)
T. Owens



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