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HIS 134 African American History from 1865 - Prof. DuBose-Simons: Home

Your Assignment

What did the struggle for black equality look like after 1965? What were the most important problems facing Blacks and what were the biggest priorities of those attempting to solve those problems?

You are to choose a person, organization, movement or campaign that aimed to improve the condition of African Americans between 1965 and 2000. Your professor has provided you with a list of topics from which to choose. Use primary and secondary sources to discuss the significance of the person, events or movement that you are presenting.

Your presentation should answer the following questions:

  1. What did the struggle for Black equality look like after 1965?
  2. What were the most important problems facing Blacks?
  3. What were the biggest priorities of those attempting to solve those problems?

What's in This Guide

This guide was created for students in Prof. DuBose's African American History from 1865 class.

The resources on these pages will help you:

  • Formulate a search on your topic
  • Find articles in the library databases
  • Find primary sources
  • Integrate course readings into your research paper
  • Avoid plagiarism by using both direct quotations and paraphrasing
  • Log in from off-campus
  • Get additional help

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Jessica Tagliaferro
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Your Librarian

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Rebecca Steere
Contact:
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