SO338 African-American Community Issues (3)
This course serves as an introduction to the historical origins and contemporary development of African-American communities. We will focus on issues that shape the social fabric of African-American communities. We will discuss evidence of prejudice and discrimination against African-Americans as reflected in societal patterns. We will also identify aspects of gender and class privilege as they relate to African-American communities. The parallel systems of domination and resistance will also be analyzed. Readings, lectures, films, and dialogue are the main forms of learning.