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HIST 5710 African American History

3 hours


This course will start with the arrival of Africans to the New World in the 1600's and continue through to the present. Students will examine seven topics: Slavery, Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Harlem Renaissance, World War II and Segregation. The class will end with an examination/evaluation of twenty-first century racial progress.