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POLS 324 - African-American Politics (4)

This course surveys African-American political activity and the politics of race in the United States, primarily in the 20th century. Topics to be covered include: black city politics; blacks and American political institutions: law and the courts, Congress, the Presidency; political mobilization in the post-World War II era; popular movements for civil rights, black power, and community control; as well as electoral politics, its promises and consequences. Offered every other year.