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POLS 3157 Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

4 hours; 4 credits

Analysis of the role of women in the black freedom struggle. 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 Women?s and Gender Studies 3350.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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