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HIST 157 - Black American Experience Since 1865

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
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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Whittier, CA 90601

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