African American History

HIST 2090
Credit Hours
3

Historical background and cultural contributions of African Americans. African heritage, the slave trade, African Americans during the colonial and revolutionary periods, slavery in America, emancipation and reconstruction, the coming of Jim Crow, the struggle for equality, and the revolution in race relations are topics. The contributions of African Americans in literature, art, music, drama, and sports are discussed. (3 cr. hrs.) (ASN). Upper-level course.