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Terry A. Scott
AFRAM 370
Seattle Campus

Afro-American Political Thought

Political ideologies and philosophies of pivotal Afro-American historical figures and the conditions under which these ideologies are developed, rejected, and transformed. How ideologies relate to solution of Afro-American political problems.

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This course will explore the political ideologies and philosophies of African Americans from the ante-bellum era to the present. We will consider and discuss the socio-political conditions that facilitated the development and transformation of political thought and consciousness in African American communities. This course will explore the works of prominent and lesser known historical and contemporary figures who continue to influence the trajectory of African American political thought.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Terry A. Scott
Date: 04/02/2013