An oral history-based course that examines the lawyers and litigants who, in the 1960s and 1970s, accepted personal and financial risk to challenge Jim Crow laws. Students will interview and videotape the courageous lawyers and prepare a video documentary. Research essays on current civil rights topics as well.
Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: North America).
Satisfies a requirement in the Communication Studies minor.