HISG 5536 - Black Women and Activism (3)
The purpose of this course is to highlight the multiple ways black women activists have shaped United States History. Through this course, students will explore and examine the struggles and accomplishments of Black women activists. The course also examines black women’s clubs, groups, and organizations in the hopes of creating a more accurate portrayal of the impact these individuals and groups have had on society. The second half of the course will enable students to see more clearly how black women served as critical agents in uplifting their communities, particularly during tremendous periods of interracial turmoil and heightened group tensions.
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