Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Dr. Rhae Lynn Barnes is a member of the Society of Fellows at USC and Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton (beginning 2018). She earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University and B.A. at U.C. Berkeley. She is the co-founder of U.S. History Scene.

In answering questions for this final examination, all course material should be integrated into your answers. This means addressing content you encountered in course lectures, on weekly class websites, readings, assigned films, and class set lists. PART I (30 Minutes): In the first 30 minutes of our final examination, we will simulate a city council… MORE

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April 25, 2017. The Gay Rights Movement & Harvey Milk in San Francisco April 27, 2017. 1992 Los Angeles Riots, O.J. Simpson, & the Racial Legacy of USC in the West *N.W.A. “Fuck tha Police” and “Straight Outta Compton” (1988) [Warning: Explicit] *Rodney King Beating & 1992 LA Riots  *Smithsonian Lost Tapes of LA Riots [Watch… MORE

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Required reading and viewing: April 25, 2017. “Woke Up This Morning with My Mind Stayed on Freedom”: Protest Culture of the 60s *Class Playlist [Below]. *Ruth Feldstein, “‘I Don’t Trust You Anymore’: Nina Simone, Culture, and Black Activism in the 1960s,” Journal of American History 91 (March 2005), 1349-1379. [USC Libraries]. I also highly recommend… MORE

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