HIST:314 African-American History.

Surveys the experience of African-Americans from the origins of slavery to the debate over affirmative action. Considers slavery, black abolition, blacks during the Civil War and their transition to freedom. Also covers life under institutional restrictions such as segregation and disenfranchisement, the Civil Rights and Black Power movements, and the changing cultural expressions of African-Americans. Prerequisite: 100-level history course or instructor’s permission. 4 SH.