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POLS 3151 The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 32.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Examination of the major themes and debates in the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in the United States from 1950 to 1975. Highlight the discourses among and about African Americans as they relate to the creation of political and social movements in the quest for racial and economic justice. This course is the same as Africana Studies 3125.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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