2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog


POSC 31523 The Civil Rights Movement in America

This course surveys the history and politics of the modern African American civil rights movement and uses it as a vehicle to explore the theory and practice of group-centered leadership development; the nature of social movements and the role of grassroots activism; the connections between civil rights and other struggles for social justice, past and present; and the origins and persistence of structural racial inequality in the U.S. Credit not awarded for both POSC 31523 and HIST 30833.