WOMS330 The Black Woman (3 semester hours)

This course examines the black woman in contemporary times, with emphasis on Black women in the United States. Issues covered will include the changing role of the Black woman in society, the image and social constructions of the Black woman, Black women and the workplace, Black feminist thought, as well as Black women and their communities. The role of U.S. public policy in shaping each of these issues will be investigated. Key issues and topics will include analyzing the ways in which race, gender, and class are intertwined, resulting in complex forms of oppression.