African American History: From Emancipation to the Present
This course is an introduction to the history of African Americans from Emancipation from slavery to the present day. The Reconstruction Era, The Great Migration and urbanization of cities, The Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement, along with the Black Lives Matter Movement will be examined.
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Course Workbook available
Modular asynchronous, self-paced online course delivery with unlimited access to courses designed to interrogate Black history, using critical thinking skills, logic, and reasoning to develop a global perspective.
Having historical context to make the connections between the past, present and impending future puts you in a position to understand the world around you. Using this knowledge you will develop and improve your unique place in it.
Meet the instructor
Elizabeth Leiba is a published writer, with a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Florida. She also holds a MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a Master's degree in English from Western New Mexico University, in Silver City, New Mexico.