BLST 249: Black Freedom Movements in the United States
A survey of Black resistance and social change movements from the 1900’s through the 1970’s; the political ideologies and practices of various leaders and organizations that have had an impact on Black American politics. General Education: Understanding the Past course; Understanding U.S. Society course.
This course also fulfills the Black Queer and Feminist Studies, Cultural Production and Analysis, & Race, Politics, and Institutions major/minor theme requirements.
3 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
Martha Biondi, The Black Revolution on Campus
Robin D. G. Kelley, Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, eds., Let Nobody Turn Us Around: An African American Anthology
Kimberly Springer, Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980