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POSC 150.00 The Political Thought of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. & the American Civil Rights Movement 6 credits

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Anderson Hall 329

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1:15pm3:00pm1:15pm3:00pm
Synonym: 62487

Barbara Allen

What justifies self-defense and retaliation in defending civil rights and liberty? What moral reasoning and strategies offer alternatives to using physical violence in a social movement to gain civil rights? Our seminar examines the American Civil Rights Movement 1954 and 1968, and compares the writings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to learn about nonviolent direct action, self-defense, and the use of "any means necessary" to right the wrongs of racial injustice.

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