Anti-Black Racism Course Addresses Events as They Unfold

The positive response to a one-credit class on Anti-Black Racism that the University of Connecticut offered in the fall 2020 semester has resulted in the class being offered again in the spring 2021 semester.

The free course saw a fall enrollment of 1,450 undergraduate students, 125 graduate students, and 625 staff and faculty.

The class, which is offered online, is known as a “pop-up” course – one that is created quickly based on events as they unfold. This class was developed in response to the unrest that developed last summer following the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the challenges that still confront Black people in the United States.

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