African American History 162, a undergraduate survey course taught by Jonathan Holloway (History and African American Studies), premiered on Yale Open Courses in spring 2012. The course examines the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present and highlights salient topics including, “Dawn of Freedom,” “Uplift, Accommodation and Assimilation,” “From Sit-Ins to Civil Rights,” “The Politics of Gender and Culture,” and “Who Speaks for the Race?” and highlights the thought and leadership of major figures such as Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X.
This Yale College course, taught on campus twice per week for 50 minutes, was recorded for Open Yale Courses in Spring 2010.
Source: Open Yale Courses http://oyc.yale.edu/african-american-studies/afam-162
Revised June 20, 2013