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History of the Civil Rights Movement | Zoom + Recorded

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Course Description:

Though the United States has portrayed itself as a land of freedom and equality, there have been groups of people who have struggled to find that freedom and equality. For many of these individuals, they were forced into bonds, crushed under laws, and pushed to the margins of society. Though slavery was abolished, many continue to suffer. This course will examine one of the pillars that undergirded this system: racism. How did racism develop? How did it take hold in this country? What exactly is racism? And, perhaps most importantly for the future, what has been done about it and what remains to be done?

 

Tuition: $45.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


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Day/Time

Wednesdays, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27 *3:30 - 5:00 p.m.* (4 sessions)

Location

Course will meet live via Zoom and WILL be recorded for viewing later. A video link will be emailed to you within 3-5 days of each session.

Facilitator:

Jason Hensley, Ph.D. (Holocaust and Genocide Studies), DMin (Biblical Studies), teaches religious studies at a private school in Los Angeles. He is a fellow of the Michael LaPrade Holocaust Education Institute of the Anti-Defamation League, a higher-education ambassador for the Council on Foreign Relations, and the award-winning author of 12 books. His work has been featured in The Huffington Post as well as the BBC.