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AFHS 524/424 Race and Racism in the United States (Humanities Elective)

(First semester—even years/3 credits) 

The origins and development of racial attitudes, both scientific and popular, supporting mythologies and contemporary institutional expressions. Emphasis on a historic overview of racism from the first English contacts with Africans and Indians in the late 16th century to the present and on political approaches to the problems of racism in American society.