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This course covers the basic approaches to the study of Black Politics. This includes an examination of the nature of racism and the methods employed by Blacks to overcome oppression.
-Students will be able to critically assess the racial redistricting debate with a full understanding of the arguments regarding racial empowerment theory, bleached districts & the relationship to substantive representation -Students will be able to explain African American political participation as a phenomenon with notable differences from the political participation of other groups. -Students will be able to critically assess the advantages and disadvantages of an identity politics strategy of mobilization -Students will be able to explain how race has been deployed strategically in political campaigns.