Students analyze how events during and after Reconstruction raised and then dashed hopes that African Americans would achieve full equality.

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.