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HIST-314 The Long Civil Rights Movement

This course examines the twentieth-century movements of African Americans to secure legal,social, and economic equality in the United States. Course readings and assignments focus onthe structure of social movements, including their political, legal, and identity-basedaspects, and specific case studies since the 1910s. The course also considers the nature ofAfrican-American agency and its limitations over time. Prerequisite: 100-level history course orinstructor's permission. 4 SH. CC: Diversity Intensive.