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HIST 157 - Black American Experience Since 1865

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to:UC, CSU

This course examines the historical experiences of Black Americans from emancipation to the present, paying close attention to the twentieth century. Students navigate and examine the factors that led to the development of a distinct Black American culture, a legacy of resistance against legal and extralegal inequities, the acquisition of political and economic rights, and Black contributions to the expanding definition of democracy and freedom.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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