Examine the effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction and of the industrial revolution, including demographic shifts and the emergence in the late nineteenth century of the United States as a world power.

W.E.B. Du Bois

How did W.E.B. Du Bois’ research challenge dominant narratives about black Americans during the Jim Crow period? Download Primary Source Set: W.E.B. Du Bois

As a field, Ethnic Studies seeks to empower all students to engage socially and politically and to think critically about the world around them.