HI 441 The African-American Experience (3)
The African-American Experience explores the history of America's oldest minority, excepting the Indians. It includes a study of their "roots," their struggle for existence during slavery, and their continued striving for full and equal representation in America, including New York State, through to the present. Special attention is given to the role of the African-American in the economic, political, scientific, and military growth and development of the United States. Additional attention focuses on the contributions of African Americans to the arts and to literature.