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HIST 2481 African-American History I (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This two-semester survey examines the history and culture of African-Americans from the pre-colonial period to the present. The first semester treats the period before the middle passage, the evolution of slave and free society, the development of Black institutions, and the emergence of protest movements through the Civil War's end. During the second semester, the emphases are placed on issues of freedom and equality from Reconstruction, urban migration, and civil rights struggles through current consideration of race, class, and gender conflicts.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Karen Miller

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS1104

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Last Updated: 01-Feb-17