Course Information

Social Justice in the 21st Century (SOCW 3262)

Term: 2022-2023 Academic Year Spring


Benson Kariuki

Office Hours

  • Start Date: August 10, 2020  8:00AM
  • End Date: Nov 20 2020 5:00PM
  • Remote Meeting: Live ZOOM Meeting on Tuesday, 1:00 PM
  • Other Teaching Platform:  Online
  • Telephone (903) 730-4890 Ext 2115
Melody D. Threadcraft
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Mrs. Janice A Toliver-King
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Gwendolyn Lee
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Mon-Wed-Fri, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM (1/9/2023 - 5/5/2023) Location: MAIN PD PD-22


The course will expose students to historical information that highlights social justice and social activism with special emphasis on those organizations established in the 20th Century. Special attention will be given to the role of students in social activism and their impact upon the world. Contemporary movements such as Black Lives Matter, Me Too, Fight For Our Lives and Time Up will be discussed as well as movements and issues related to gender and sexual orientation to bring awareness around the importance of these movements in social activism.