Mar 08, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 310 - PII African American History From 1619 - Present


(Perspectives II course) This course surveys African American history, culture and politics from the 1619, when the first Africans were indentured in colonial Virginia, to the present struggles over issues of black incarceration and civil rights. Students will learn about major figures, explore movements such as abolition, the Harlem Renaissance and the struggle for civil rights, and connect contemporary political issues in African American life to their historical origins. Topics include race, racism, class, gender, environmentalism, abolition, biography, power, slavery, Jim Crow, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Booker T. Washington, Mary Church Terell, W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, the Harlem Renaissance, the civil rights movement, black lives matter, and Rochester New York. Course codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in History. Multicultural Studies Minor course.

Prerequisites & Notes
Adv Codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in History. Multicultural Studies Minor course. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: variable.

Credits: 3



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