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Civil Rights Movement

(3 0 cr.) - Session(s): Fall | Course Even-Numbered Years Only

This course examines activism aimed at achieving equity and justice for Black Americans in the twentieth century, with particular emphasis on the 1950’s and 1960’s. Focusing on lesser-known individuals and groups who drove the movement and shaped its direction, the course provides new perspectives on the timeframe, location, leadership, philosophies, strategies and goals of the movement for racial justice in the United States.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593