African American Studies
AFAM 2355: Race, Identity, Social Change, and Empowerment
Lecture - 4 credits
- Examines racism, racial identity, and theories of social change and racial empowerment primarily within the U.
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- Highlights different ways in which racism and racial privilege have been experienced by different racial communities, more specifically at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels.
- Offers students an opportunity to learn ways to promote racial empowerment and equity.
- Using theory from primarily psychology and sociology, the course investigates the impact of social systems and institutions on individual-level and group experiences of racism.
- Investigates students’ own racial identities, a deeper understanding of institutional inequalities and intersectionality, and practical skills in leadership and community building that can promote positive social change and racial equality.
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