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HIS 271 - Culture and History of Black America

Satisfies 3 credits toward African and African-American Studies Minor.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: This course surveys African-American History from 1619 to present. The social history of Black America under slavery and in the post-Civil War years is emphasized. Shifting Black leadership from the Reconstruction period through the post-Civil Rights era is studied. We shall explore the manner in which the African-American experience has inspired citizens of Third World countries to undertake peaceful change.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Even years. PLV: Fall - Odd years.

0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Video Conference

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Enhancement Course

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: