BLST 103: Black Politics and Culture in the United States
The shifting relationship between black politics and black cultural forms across various historical periods. General Education: Understanding the Individual and Society course; Understanding U.S. Society course.
3 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
Christine Acham, Revolution Televised: Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power
Tricia Rose, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America
Jeff Chang, “Necropolis: The Bronx and the Politics of Abandonment”
Robin Kelley, “Kickin’ Reality, Kickin’ Ballistics: Gangsta Rap and Postindustrial Los Angeles”
Rhonda M. Williams, “Accumulation by Evisceration: Urban Rebellion and the New Growth Dynamics”