This course is discontinued

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Books:

• John Hope Franklin, Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005)

• Thomas F. Gossett, Race: The History of an Idea in America

• Jane O. Ifekwunigwe, ed., ‘Mixed Race’ Studies: A Reader (Routledge, 2004).

• Rachel F. Moran, Interracial Intimacy: The Regulation of Race and Romance (University of Chicago Press, 2001)

• James Ridgeway, Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads, and the Rise of a New White Culture (Thunder's Mouth Press; 2nd ed., 1995) 224 pp. ISBN-10: 156025100X or ISBN-13: 978-1560251002 (get paperback).

Compendia on Classfronter:

• John Hope Franklin, “The Two Worlds of Race: A Historical View” in Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938-1988.

• Takaki, A Different Mirror (Ch 4, 8, 9, 12)

• Peggy Pascoe, “ Miscegenation Law, Court Cases, and Ideologies of ‘Race’ in Twentieth-Century America,” in Sollars, Interracialism

• Intro and “The Problem: Discrimination” pp 5-19 in Paula S. Rothenberg, Race, Class, & Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study, 2nd ed.

Primary Sources on the Internet:

• Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/index.html

• Booker T. Washington, “Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are,” http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/88

• Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Compromise http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/39/

• Booker T. Washington, Making the Atlanta Compromise http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/86

• Booker T. Washington, “Equal and Exact Justice to Both Races,” http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/87

• W.E.B. DuBois Critiques Booker T. Washington: http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/40

• “Durable White Supremacy,” http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5317

• Richard Wright, Autobigraphical Sketch: http://newdeal.feri.org/fwp/fwp03.htm

• Martin Luther King, I Have a Dream speech: http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/mlkpapers/

• Kerner Report Recommendations http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6546

• Kerner Report Excerpts http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6545

• Kerner Report Assesses Media coverage http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6553

• Kerner Report discussions, http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6465

• Academics react to the Kerner Report http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6470

• “Mr. Local Custom Must Die” http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6252

• US. PHS Study, Tuskegee http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/tuskegee/time.htm

• Testifying on Tuskegee http://www.radcliffe.edu/about/news/quarterly/200301/tuskegee.html

• Tuskegee Tragedy http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/tuskegee_quest.html

• History of Jim Crow, http://www.jimcrowhistory.org/history/history.htm and http://www.jimcrowhistory.org/resources/lessonplans/hsesjimcrowlaws.htm

• Barack Obama speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, (In Say it Plain

• as well) http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2004/demconvention/speeches/obama.html

• AIM http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6897

• NAGPRA http://www.cr.nps.gov/nagpra/index.htm

• American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation http://www.repatriationfoundation.org/menu.html

• Chinese comments http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6618

• Pachukos in the Making http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5155

Primary Sources: (To be posted on Classfronter)

Films:

Roots, Eyes on the Prize excerpts

Required Field Trip:

Holocaust og Livssynsmuseum, Oslo (Especially first floor exhibit on Science and Racial Thought)

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