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Yours in Struggle: African Americans and Jews in the 20th Century U.S. (HISTORY 286D)

Requirements: 
WAY-ED, WAY-SI
286D
Subject: 
JEWISHST

This colloquium explores the history of African Americans and Jews in 20th century US beginning with Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe and the Great Migration to America's urban centers. It considers the geographical and economic tensions that developed between two minority groups living in close proximity; the appropriation of black culture; Jewish claims to whiteness and performance of blackness; intercommunal relations during the Civil Rights movement; the breakdown of the black-Jewish alliance in the late 1960s; and the lingering ramifications of this shift today.

Course ID: 
221 725
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)