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HIST 276 A - Afro-American Hist Since 1877

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


History of Afro-Americans in the age of white supremacy; the rise of modern protest organizations; the era of integration; and the black power movement. Course Information: Same as AFRO 276.

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Description: This course surveys the African American experience from 1877 to the present or from the Second Nadir into the New Nadir. This course examines the interaction between African American-s community-building efforts and post-slavery systems of racial oppression. It surveys transformations of African Americans from sharecropping and apartheid in the South, through migration, urbanization, and proletarianization in the North and West, to contemporary deindustrialization and racialized mass incarceration.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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