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The Civil Rights Movement in American History and Memory (HISTORY 259C, HISTORY 359C)

AMSTUD
259C
Instructors
Campbell, J. (PI)
Section Number
1
This course examines the origins, conduct, and complex legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, as well as the continuing struggle over how the movement should be remembered and represented. Topics examined include: the NAACP legal campaign against segregation; the Montgomery Bus Boycott; the career of Martin Luther King, Jr.; the birth of the student movement; the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project; the rise of Black Power; Black political movements in the urban North; and the persistence of racial inequality in post-Jim Crow America.
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-EDP, WAY-SI
Units
4-5
Course Tags
Comparative Race and Ethnicity
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Tuesday
Start Time
6:30 PM
End Time
9:20 PM
Location
200-202