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Course Catalog 2006-2007 
Course Catalog 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 219 - The Freedom Movement: Civil Rights and Black Power

3 SS, CD, WR
Second Semester. This course offers an analysis of the many singular and communal acts waged by Black people in the U.S. in pursuit of justice from 1955-1968 and beyond. It illuminates the philosophical, moral, political, and practical meanings of freedom as interpreted by communities, organizations and individuals. Using a host of personal testimonies, as well as important secondary works, this course considers questions of leadership, organization, tactics, goals, gender relations, politics, and the economic implications of such a critical moment in African American and U.S. history.

Prerequisites & Notes
Enrollment Limit: 25
Ms. Brooks

[Next Offered 2007-2008]

Credits: 3 hours

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