African-American History: Modern Freedom Struggle (A Free Course from Stanford)

Taught by historian Clayborne Carson, the editor of the papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., this Stanford University course--entitled African-American History: Modern Freedom Struggle--provides an introduction to African-American history, "with a particular emphasis on the political thought and protest movements of the period after 1930." It focuses "on selected individuals who have shaped and been shaped by modern African-American struggles for freedom and justice."

All 18 video lectures can be viewed above. Or they can be otherwise found on YouTube and iTunes.

African-American History: Modern Freedom Struggle has been added to our list of Free Online History Courses, a subset of our collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities.

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