W 6 Feb 20 &22
Introduction: Long Civil Rights Movement & Cold War, Civil Rights
What is historian Jacquelyn Down Hall’s research question? What is the argument of this essay? What is Hall telling us about historical memory? And, according to Hall, what doe political “ New Right” have to do with how we remember civil rights history? What is “color-blind conservativism”? How does she explain the limits of the New Deal? What is the chronology of this “long civil rights”? What about its spatial or regional dimensions?
F-Proposals due by 2:30pm