This course introduces the student to representative works by African Americans. Autobiographies, novels, poems, plays, and films will be studied, by some of the following: Frederick Douglas, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, Malcolm X, Leroy Jones, James. Baldwin, Nikki Giovanni, Eldridge Cleaver, Toni Morrison, John Wideman, August Wilson, and Spike Lee. This course meets General Education Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage; Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility & the Arts;and Core Goal 12: Global Perspectives & Diversity.
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