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HIST 631 The Contemporary Afro-American Experience

HIST 631.  The Contemporary Afro-American Experience.  3 Credits.   H   

A history of Afro-America from the end of the Civil War to the present. Consideration will be given to such topics as America's capitulation to racism, blacks in agriculture, blacks and the labor movement, Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, civil rights protest, migration and urbanization, Marcus Garvey and black nationalism, the Harlem Renaissance, blacks during the New Deal, blacks in recent politics, the modern civil rights movement, ghetto uprisings, and the changing relationships among race, caste, and class.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History

History does not just narrate a sequence of past events. The practice of history examines change over time and tries to understand the forces that contributed to those changes. Historians are most interested in questions that begin by asking ‘why’ or ‘how.’ These questions demand complex answers about who we are, how we have come to where we are, and what forces have shaped humanity through time.

Accelerated Master of Arts in History

...3 HIST 630 The United States and the World, 1890-2003 3 HIST 631 The...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

...North America 3 HIST 353 Indigenous Peoples of North America 3 HIST 631 The Contemporary...

Minor in Leadership Studies

...1870 to Present HIST 619 History of the American Indian HIST 631 The Contemporary Afro...