Black Popular Culture

AAAS 331

The production and circulation of African American popular cultural forms including, but not limited to, popular literature, music, film, television, and art in the twentieth century. The ways in which African American popular culture may reflect the particular values and ethos of African Americans and the larger American society. Topics may include black cinema, blues and jazz music, black nationalism, hip hop, black social movements, blacks and sports culture, popular dance, and the cultural history of black style.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • VMS 230
Typically Offered
Spring Only