Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Hst 324 United States Civil Rights Movements

Examines the rise of the Black Power and the Chicano movements of the 1960s and 1970s in comparative perspective, as well as the American Indian, Women's Liberation, LGBTQ, and Asian American Movements. Topics include racial and ethnic cultural nationalism, self-determination, discrimination, police/state violence, community control, and cross-racial/cross-ethnic organizing. These social movements are set within a global context framed by the Vietnam War, Anti-Colonialism, Feminism, "Third World" student activism, state/police violence, and the counterculture of the 1960s.


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