Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


HIS-205 - African-American History 2 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
A study of the African-American experience in the United States, after emancipation. Topics covered include: a brief review of African-American history pre-1865, the historical development of Western racism, the development of African-American identity, the development of Black urban ghettoes and African-American contributions. Also covered: Black flight to the west and northern United States, the end of reconstruction, the development of Civil Rights, and the Black Power movements.


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