Lecture 2 | African-American Freedom Struggle (Stanford)


Uploaded on Jun 6, 2008

Lecture 2 of Clay Carson’s Introduction to African-American History Course (HIST 166) concentrating on the Modern Freedom Struggle (Fall 2007). This lecture focuses on W.E.B. Du Bois and the Great Depression. Recorded September 27, 2007 at Stanford University.

This course introduces the viewer to African-American history, with particular emphasis on the political thought and protest movements of the period after 1930, focusing on selected individuals who have shaped and been shaped by modern African-American struggles for freedom and justice. Clayborne Carson is a professor in the History Department at Stanford University.

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