Freedom Movements: Civil Rights and Black Power

Africana Studies 219

Usual Description

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.

Areas of Interest
United States
United States
Time Periods

1955 - 1968 and Post-1968

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Africana Studies 219 Taught by Pam Brooks
Africana Studies 219
Africana Studies 219 Taught by Pam Brooks