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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2022-23

REL 61 Religion and the Civil Rights Movement

This course presents the religious dimensions of civil rights activism in twentieth-century United States history. Students will explore the theologies of African American Protestants, liberal religious thinkers, and adherents to Gandhian philosophy as they waged nonviolent struggle against Jim Crow oppression in the United States. In-class discussions and exercises will examine the religious rhetoric and creative protest strategies of movement activists. Open to all.

Cross Listed Courses

AAAS 022

Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:SOC; WCult:CI

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