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AFR 351F AFR 351F. Black Americans and the South. 3 Hours.

Same as American Studies 370 (Topic 31). Traces the post-Reconstruction conversation among black Americans over how to live in the South and make sense of its history of widespread racial violence, lynching, de jure segregation, civil rights struggles, and their legacies. Sources include authors such as Jean Toomer, Tayari Jones, and Natasha Trethewey, and fiction, speeches, newspaper accounts, photographs, paintings, poetry, and popular music, including jazz, blues, rock, rhythm and blues, and hip hop and rap. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 351F, 374D (Topic 6), American Studies 370 (Topic 31). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.