Recommended Readings and Media:
Weekly Class Readings / Media
Oppression and the struggle for equity of rights
Historical perspectives: Universal Negro Improvement Association and the Young Negroes Co-operative League
Contemporary Youth Cooperative Economic Development
Grayson, Jaynelle. 2012. “Food from the ‘Hood” in Chicken Soup for the African American Soul.
Toxic Soil Busters: Retrieved from YouTube: https://youtu.be/xKc-VlXzcmU
Black Youth and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Black youth and resistance: The story of the Black Panthers
Topic: Black youth and Resistance: The Social Programs of the Black Panthers
Program for Survival, The Black Panther, Saturday March 24, 1973.
Bassett, M. (2016). Beyond Berets: The Black Panthers as Health Activists.
Mapping the Resistance: The Young Lord’s in El Barrio
Ince, J., Rojas, F., & Davis, C. A. (2017). The social media response to Black Lives Matter: how Twitter users interact with Black Lives Matter through hashtag use. Ethnic and racial studies, 40(11), 1814-1830.
Clayton, D. M. (2018). Black lives matter and the civil rights movement: A comparative analysis of two social movements in the United States. Journal of Black Studies, 49(5), 448-480.
Movement for Black Lives. 2016. Platform. Movement 4 Black Lives Policy.
A Civil Rights Movement for the 21st Century: Black Lives Matter. Aspen Ideas Festival.
Black Feminism: Historical perspectives
Black Feminism: Contemporary Perspectives
Race and Sports