Political Science | Malcom X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Post World War II Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)
Y200 | 30920 | Hanks
2nd 8 weeks
The Post World War II Civil Right Movement (1954-1968) was the final
phase of the effort to secure constitutional rights for African
Americans in the United States. For most of their public lives,
Martin Luther King and Malcolm X represented divergent strategies
for securing these constitutional rights. Yet, they both were
transformed during their last years of life. The course focuses on
the individuals, the events, the strategies, the outcomes of this
pivotal era in American history., the transformations of King and
Malcolm X as well of the legacy of the movement for the USA.
Critical thinking and fallacy free reasoning will infuse the course.