Social Movements in the African Diaspora

BLST364 (Liberal Arts) Social Movements in the African Diaspora 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course provides students a transnational overview of African peoples movements of resistance to systems of oppression: maroon communities, slave revolts, the Haitian Revolution, the U.S. Civil War, African and Caribbean independence struggles, black nationalism, the civil rights movement, the divestment campaign against apartheid South Africa, global justice, debt cancellation, affirmative action struggles, neighborhood organizing, and blacks participation and autonomous contributions to broader coalitions addressing housing, education, and welfare rights. Preq: WRIT 301, and at least one course from BLST 202, HIST 272 and 276. Not open to students with credit in AAS 364. This is a Writing Intensive course.