2018 - 2019
|0621-1214-01||From Slavery to Freedom? Modern African-American History|
|FACULTY OF HUMANITIES | GENERAL HISTORY|
The class will survey African-American history from emancipation to the late twentieth century. We will learn about black society, culture, politics, and gender as particular phenomena while also as integral parts of American history. We will read the writings of African-American intellectual and political leaders like Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King, along with works by major historians.