Women of Color and Social Movements in the United States

About the Course:

The course foregrounds social movements led and formed by U.S. women of color, including Chicanas, Latinas, African American, Native American, and Asian American women in the twentieth century. It begins by examining the purpose, processes, outcomes, and the legacies of social movements, paying attention to what they can teach us about social change and human agency. Then it focuses on specific movements including struggles for civil rights; black, brown, and red power; feminist rights; reproductive justice; and economic justice.

Recommended Preparation: HIST 9


HIST 17A, 17B, or 17C.


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