Course Details

01:512:263 African-American History, 1877 to Present

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Mode of Instruction: Lecture
  • Syllabus:  Summer 2021

    Syllabus Disclaimer:  The information on this draft syllabus is subject to change. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your course site (Sakai, Canvas, etc.) on the first day of class.

African-American history from defeat of Reconstruction to present. Topics covered include the post-Reconstruction period, Jim Crow, urbanization, and migration, as well as African-Americans' experiences with education, housing, and justice in the U.S. legal system. Examines key social justice movements such as the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power.