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WGST 3350 Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

4 hours; 4 credits

Analysis of the role of women in the black freedom struggle concentrating on the period from 1940-1980. Focus on women activists, theorists, and women-led organizing efforts that helped to define and orient the black freedom struggle. Examine interlocking issues of gender, sexuality, class, and race in postwar America and the development of the modern civil rights movement. This course is the same as Political Science 3157 and Africana Studies 3127.

Prerequisite: Political Science *1001[1.51], 1002[1.7], 1003, 1004, 1005, or 1006 or Core Curriculum 1230[2.3]; or Women?s and Gender Studies 1001 or Africana Studies 1020.


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