Examines how a generation learned race and racism in the Age of Jim Crow. Through multiple and intersecting lenses, students will examine texts, such as oral histories, literary narratives, and visual representations of various topics. Topics will include Jim Crow schooling, white supremacy, disenfranchisement, lynching, rape, resistance, interracial harmony, and desegregation.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Provides credit toward the Educational Studies Minor.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.