2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

PLS 325 African American Politics

Examines the relationship between African American citizens and the American political system in order to gain a broader prospective of the American political process. Representation and strategies for empowerment discussed. Provide consideration of the behavior of African Americans within the political institutional settings and at various levels of government. Also addresses the positive and negative impact of the Civil Rights Movement, the Supreme Court, and Affirmative Action as it relates to the integration of African Americans in the American political system. Prerequisite: PLS 100 or ETH101.