Course Descriptions List

01:014:306 Black Women in Political Context

Black women have been critical political actors from the time of their ancient roots in Africa to their leadership in the contemporary black lives matter movement. This course explores ancient female leaders in Africa, women's collective resistance in slave communities, and the transformation of black women's political traditions into a powerful organizational ethos in freedom. In this course, you will learn about how survival, resistance, and faith shaped the ways black women redefined power.