Attendees will view a range of items including but not limited to, art, political and historical documents, Civil Rights artifacts and entertainment memorabilia. Event participants will walk away with an understanding on how socially constructed categories, such as race, nation, gender, and/or class have affected power differences from Slavery to current day.
Attendees will be able to explain the role of institutions (e.g., the NAACP; CORE; SCLC; and SNCC).
Attendees will critically examine the historical conditions that have contributed to the marginalization of people of African descent, and understand how African Americans have fought against these conditions.
Describe the legacies and ideologies of key people involved in movements during the post-reconstruction, civil rights and post civil rights era.
Attendees will reflect on the unequal relationships through which cultural identities and political and economic power intersect.