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AWS 2910 History of Civil Rights


Drawing on interviews, speeches, autobiographies, film and monograms, this course examines the history of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.  Attention is given to African Americans and Whites who fought to dismantle segregation in the South and the North as well as to the masses of Whites and their leaders who fought to reassert segregationist policies and practices.  The course examines the role of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and other Civil Rights leaders.  Finally, the course examines the policies and practices of the executive, legislative and judiciary branches of the federal and local governments as they impacted African Americans and the Civil Rights Movement.
  3.0 Prerequisite(s): UCC Area 3 Historical Perspectives Cross Listed Course(s): HIST 2910  
Credits: 3.0