The Discourse of Social Movements:

The Civil Rights Movement


Fall 1996

Welcome to the Home Page Website for SPCH 469A.

The information contained in this website is designed to provide supplemental information to enhance your learning in SPCH 469A. Information will be added as the semester goes by and you may wish to check the site periodically.


  • Information on the Instructor
  • Information on the Course
  • Updated Schedule for the Course (Including corrected reading assignments in Campbell)
  • Material on Units of the Course
  • Study Aids
  • Information on Graded Papers

  • Information on the Course

  • What is the Course About
  • Who is the course for?
  • What will the course be like?
  • A Word on the Content of the Course
  • What knowledge should you have before you come into this course?
  • Readings and Other Learning Resources
  • Office Hours
  • Assignments and Examinations
  • Participation and Attendance
  • A word on classroom etiquette
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    Material on Units of the Course

    Unit I: Introduction

  • Daily Schedule for the Unit
  • Unit II: Organizing the Movement

    Unit III: A Question of Tactics

    Unit IV: The March on Washington

    Unit V: Diverging Voices

    Unit VI: Explosion: Issues Multiply, Ghettos Burn

  • Daily Schedule for the Unit
  • Notes on Power
  • Notes on the Late 60s
  • On the Oakland CA based Black Panther Party
  • Bobby Seale's Home Page
  • Bobby Seale's Photo Album of the Black Panthers
  • Black Panther Home Page of Baltimore Afro American
  • More Black Panther Rhetoric
  • A Website devoted to the Panthers
  • A sympathetic account of the Party
  • A short history of civil rights at the time
  • Unit VII: After the Movement

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    Study Aids

    Watch for additional material as the semester goes along

    This page maintained by James F. Klumpp, email comments to
    Last update December 11, 1996