HST 245: African/American History & Politics

Class Program
Credits 3

A study of the African-American people from African origins to the present. African cultural heritage, the Atlantic slave trade, resistance to slavery and its conditions, reconstruction and segregation, urban migration, and the post-slavery freedom struggle are studied. Emphasis is placed on the development of Africa American culture through social struggle, and the impact on US political institutions.


Advising Note
RSC General Education Breadth: Humanities - History; RSC General Education Breadth: Social and Behavioral Sciences