- Garvey and the origins of Black Nationalism
- New Deal and the New Deal coalition
- World War II- changes across the South, changes in racial attitudes,
and the influence of Nazism, Facism, and the "myth" of American exceptionalism
- Changes in ideas of rights (individual/group) and how to achieve racial
- NAACP legal strategy, politics and legal justice
- Brown and Plessy. What did the Supreme Court do? Effect on Civil rights?
On Jim Crow?