The Modern Civil Rights Movement is a significant landmark in United States history. This movement was a struggle for human rights directly challenging the nation to extend its democratic principles to African Americans and all peoples. This course sheds light on the often overlooked strategic planning that supported the direction of the events and is told by a voice intimately involved in the organization of movement—Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Topics include the history of the campaigns, the different coalitions and groups, philosophy and methods of nonviolent direct action, and the contemporary application of nonviolent conflict transformation. The course hosts several guest speakers, including Andrew Young, Reverend C.T. Vivian, Henry "Hank" Thomas, and Constance Curry.
From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights MovementUniversidad Emory
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a must do course for every global citizen. Its not just exploring an idea but its also about exploring you as a human being and your capabilities.
Nice review of a very difficult time in our history which was favored by some courageous folks who worked and endured a lot to effect a better society.
An abundance of first hand experiences and information from the individuals that actual fought the battles during the Civil Rights Movement.
This course was wonderful! I learned so much and was able to learn more in-depth o stories and events that I knew of. Dr. LaFayette is a treasure and I look forward to hopefully meeting him one day.
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