Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

ETH-220 - Hist of the Pgh Civil Rights Movement (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course examines the Civil Rights Movement in Pittsburgh. It starts with a brief overview of racial conditions in the United States, with special emphasis on Pittsburgh. The groups that participated in the movement will be discussed as will the individuals involved in seeking racial equality. Students will also learn about the government agencies and businesses confronted. During the movement, the specific techniques used by civil rights groups will be discussed.

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