Expanding the History of the Black Studies Movement: Some Prefatory Notes

@article{Fenderson2012ExpandingTH,
  title={Expanding the History of the Black Studies Movement: Some Prefatory Notes},
  author={Jonathan B. Fenderson and Jim Stewart and Kabria Baumgartner},
  journal={Journal of African American Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-20}
}
With a beginning remarkably different than conventional academic disciplines, Black Studies emerged on the American college campus amidst Black Power protests and student demands. Now more than forty years old, Black Studies exists as an established discipline constituted by a robust scholarly discourse, an ever-expanding body of innovative interdisciplinary literature, hundreds of collegiate programs at the undergraduate level, a growing number of graduate and doctoral programs, and some of… 

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