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The African-American experience spans 400 years, beginning with the forced migration of Africans to colonial America. With an emphasis on Black political thought and social action, this course examines how African-Americans sustained themselves through 250 years of racial slavery and subsequent Jim Crow segregation in the 20th century. It explores Black Americans' ongoing struggle for racial equality through organized movements, community building, and the development of unique cultural and social traditions.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
HST 570, HST 721
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- Arts and Contemporary Studies Core Elective Table I
- Criminology and History Core Elective Table II
- English and History Core Elective Table II
- HST 570 - African American History
- History Core Elective Table II
- History Politics and Governance Core Elective Table II
- History and Philosophy Core Elective Table II
- History and Sociology Double Major Core Elective Table II
- Minor in Black Studies
- Minor in History