African-American Boston

HST 3241 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Covers the development of black Bostonians from the colonial period through the Civil War. Emphasizes the historical development of the black experience for both slave and freemen. Examines the role of the development of the black church community in Boston and the impact this community had on social, religious, cultural, political, and legal development. Offers students an opportunity to gain an understanding of the struggles and advancements of the African-American community in Boston and how this vibrant community had a major impact on the development of the African-American communities outside of the region, as well as to enhance their written communication skills through the use of a portfolio of essays.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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