Mar 05, 2024  
Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Course Catalog 2023-2024
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AAST 253 - African American Political Thought

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
This course is an introduction to African American political thought. We will focus on how black political thinkers and activists have sought to shape the American polity and respond to central political questions and shared experiences in the American context. This course will familiarize students with debates and conflicts in Black political thought, the historical context of African American social movements, and the relationship between Black political thought and major trends in Western thought.

This course is appropriate for new students.
This course is cross-listed with POLT-253



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