Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

ETH-111 - Hist Devlpmnt of Black Comm in Pgh (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course traces the development of the several African-American communities in Pittsburgh. It explores the reasons for the establishment of several distinct communities. Among issues covered will be: chain migration, racial climate in Pittsburgh from the beginning of the settlement until the 1950's, the seperate Colored School System and comparisons of the various Black communities. Urban renewal's impact on the destruction of the Hill District will also be examined.

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