BLST 263: Black Intellectual History
Key debates and contributions of black thought to national and global politics and culture since the 19th century. Same as HIST 263. General Education: Understanding the Individual and Society course; Understanding the Past course.
This course also fulfills the Cultural Production and Analysis and Race, Politics, and Institutions major/minor theme requirements.
3 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk
Leroi Jones, Blues People: Negro Music in White America
Martin Luther King, Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.
Kwame Ture, Black Power: The Politics of Liberation
Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery
James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass