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African American History: From Emancipation to the Present

African American History: From Emancipation to the Present

"The purpose of this course is to examine the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present. Prominent themes include the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction; African Americans’ urbanization experiences; the development of the modern civil rights movement and its aftermath; and the thought and leadership of Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther...

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Joshua Farrington
Joshua Farrington (Faculty)
5 weeks ago
This is a well organized course with high-quality video recordings of lectures. The lectures are a bit long for classroom use, but would be ideal for supplemental materials or online courses. Though delivered in as a traditional "Sage on the Stage" classroom lecture, Holloway is an engaging speaker who may hold student attention longer than most.
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