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The Modern Civil Rights Movement is a significant landmark in United States history. This movement was a struggle for human rights directly challenging the nation to extend its democratic principles to African Americans and all peoples. This course sheds light on the often overlooked strategic planning that supported the direction of the events and is told by a voice intimately involved in the organization of movement—Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Topics include the history of the campaigns, the different coalitions and groups, philosophy and methods of nonviolent direct action, and the contemporary application of nonviolent conflict transformation. The course hosts several guest speakers, including Andrew Young, Reverend C.T. Vivian, Henry "Hank" Thomas, and Constance Curry. Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to: ● Discuss the contributions and involvement of civil rights activists and leaders in the Civil Rights Movement (CRM) campaigns in the United States. ● Examine the chronology and phases of the Movement and CRM campaigns. ● Recognize and characterize the diverse activist groups involved in the CRM. ● Discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence from a historical perspective. ● List and define the principles and strategies of nonviolence. ● Examine organizational and social change applications related to nonviolence. ● Identify the role of nonviolence in modern activism along with additional resources to broaden knowledge of principles of nonviolence. ● Recognize the application of nonviolence theories to activism, current issues, and everyday life....

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CP
20 нояб. 2020 г.

The use of interviews is very effective in this course. The content is so relevant to apply today in the U.S. socially, politically, and in business. I only wish I had learned more about this earlier.

EJ
26 апр. 2020 г.

This course was wonderful! I learned so much and was able to learn more in-depth o stories and events that I knew of. Dr. LaFayette is a treasure and I look forward to hopefully meeting him one day.

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51–75 из 86 отзывов о курсе From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement

автор: Lisa K

9 окт. 2020 г.

Very interesting first-hand interviews. Dr. Lafayette's insights on nonviolence as a strategy and agape as a way of life were enlightening.

автор: Danielle C

18 мар. 2018 г.

Thank you for refreshing the history of a time when I witnessed so much change. I really enjoyed it.

Danielle Rawls Carr- Atlanta, Georgia

автор: Barbara S

25 авг. 2020 г.

Excellent course!!!!!!!! Thank you so much—I learned an incredible amount of information and found this course to be very transforming.

автор: Lisa S

9 июля 2017 г.

Absolutely fascinating course - a privilege to have insights from one of the major lights of the civil rights movement

автор: Carolyn C

13 мар. 2021 г.

Love the class I am getting married to a black man and am white. I am learning his culture and how it is.

автор: Corinne S

22 мая 2016 г.

One of the best and most informative classes I have taken on Coursera. I highly recommend for everyone!

автор: Célia C

2 мар. 2020 г.

Very interesting, in this course, we have al the inside view of what happened, I truly recommend.

автор: Valentina G M

16 мар. 2020 г.

I usually don't like history but the way this is told capitvated me! Thank so much

автор: David S T

13 июня 2020 г.

Just amazing. What a fantastic course. And Dr. Lafayette is a national treasure.

автор: Carmen

5 нояб. 2017 г.

Very enlightening about non-violence and how the civil rights movement worked.

автор: Alzbeta S

22 июня 2016 г.

One of the best courses I took on Coursera. Very informative and practical.

автор: Gretchen A

8 июля 2020 г.

Great interviews, Great Information, and thought- provoking questions.

автор: Felipe T

27 янв. 2017 г.

This is a marvelous and very inspiring course. Thank you so much!

автор: line k

5 окт. 2019 г.

This course should be seen by all of us people of the world.

автор: fumi o

12 апр. 2016 г.

This is a great course.

It is more than a history lesson.

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автор: Link C

4 янв. 2016 г.

A great course for understanding US Civil Right history!

автор: Alex R

29 дек. 2015 г.

Very interesting course - Thank you very much

автор: Anthony C C W

29 нояб. 2020 г.

Fantastic course. I really learned a lot.

автор: Rachel B

17 мар. 2017 г.

Amazing course. Thank you for sharing!

автор: Shavonti W

9 июля 2020 г.

I absolutely loved this course.

автор: Fran

17 февр. 2016 г.

Wonderfully engaging stories.

автор: Jeffrey f

25 апр. 2020 г.

tremendous and informative

автор: Amanda L S J

24 июля 2020 г.

Excellent course.

автор: Tracy S

25 апр. 2021 г.

Very informative

автор: Uilson C

28 июня 2017 г.

Excelente Curso!