Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Race in America Then and Now: "Post-Racial" Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement
(June - 6 credits)

Based in Jackson, Mississippi, with travel to sites in Alabama, Tennessee, and Louisiana, this HECUA program explores struggles and movements for racial equality from the 1960s to the present, and dares to ask questions about racial justice in America today. During the one-month program, students meet with civil rights activists active in the 1960s and those who are active now, and with lawyers, politicians, educators, and youth to see firsthand how America's racial present is linked to its past.