Lecture 1 of Clay Carson's Introduction to African-American History Course (HIST 166) concentrating on the Modern Freedom Struggle (Fall 2007). Topics in this lecture include a course introduction and W.E.B. Du Bois. Recorded September 25, 2007 at Stanford University.

 

This course introduces the viewer to African-American history, with particular emphasis on the political thought and protest movements of the period after 1930, focusing on selected individuals who have shaped and been shaped by modern African-American struggles for freedom and justice. Clayborne Carson is a professor in the History Department at Stanford University.

 

Complete playlist for the course:
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=40E11D5C66CAC48C

 

Course syllabus:
http://www.stanford.edu/~ccarson/History/Syllabus%20Fall%202007b.pdf

 

More on Clayborne Carson:
http://www.stanford.edu/~ccarson/

 

Stanford University channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford