Prominent themes of this course include the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction; African Americans’ urbanization experiences; the development of the modern civil rights movement and its aftermath; and the thought and leadership of Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X.
Lectures include: Dawn of Freedom, Reconstruction, Uplift, Accommodation, and Assimilation, Migration and Urbanization, The New Negroes, Depression and Double V, The Road to Brown and Little Rock, From Sit-Ins to Civil Rights, From Voting Rights to Watts, Black Power, The Politics of Gender and Culture, Public Policy and Presidential Politics, and Who Speaks for the Race?
Warning: Some of the lectures in this course contain graphic content and/or adult language that some users may find disturbing.
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