Melissa Harris-Perry's Syllabus - BLACK LIVES MATTER Spring 2021
The entire Spring 2021 syllabus for Melissa Harris-Perry's POLI 210 class at Wake Forest University. Includes resources such as full assignment descriptions, embedded links for assigned content, and class activities.
"This course is an attempt to understand the contemporary web of social, political, economic, and direct actions operating under the broad theme of Black Lives Matter. Drawing on interdisciplinary approaches, this class will contextualize the long history of Black-led racial justice and anti-racist political movements within academic historical, social scientific, and legal frameworks. Students will enhance their critical questioning, writing, and engagement skills while deeply engaging historic and contemporary theory, texts, film, art, and media. Students will work collaboratively to create meaningful digital resources for future researchers and activists."