2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

HCS 325 The Rhetoric of African-American Struggle and Progress

Emphasizes bibliographical-historical-critical analyses of significant speeches, lyrics, and other artifacts by African-American men and women. Students will examine artifacts from slave narratives, the antebellum period, Civil Rights, Black Power Struggle, and the present. Included are public addresses and artifacts by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, W. E. B. Dubois, Booker T. Washington, Angela Davis, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jessie Jackson, Al Sharpton, Tupac Shukur, Public Enemy and others.