Description: This course focuses on the historical and contemporary social and legal construction of African Americans and the African American Experience. Included will be social/legal examinations of topics such as race, slavery, emancipation, Jim Crow, Civil Rights, citizenship rights, anti-discrimination policy, affirmative action, segregation, desegregation, and institutional discrimination. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2019
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking