This course is an introduction to Black Studies. Black Studies is a discipline that is firmly rooted in the social sciences, humanities and the arts. Our focus in this class will be on the ways in which race has impacted history, culture, institutions, ideas, and politics as seen from within African American experience(s). This course is about people of African descent, their shared experiences, contributions, victories, and struggles.
A course that deals with significant issues related to Black, African American, or African diaspora history, politics, technologies, culture, identity, and language. May be repeated when topics vary.