POS-1040 African-American History and Politics

3 credits

Prerequisite: None.

From slavery to emancipation, through civil rights movements and urban racial conflict, this course examines the cultural, economic and political dynamics of African-American life. Through books, films, essays and music, the course considers the contributions of Sojourner Truth, Dubois, Brendt, King, Malcolm X, Spike Lee, Toni Morrison and others.