AFST-20021. CONSERVATIVE AFRICANA THOUGHT. Survey of major African-American conservative thinkers and writings from the founding of the United States to present. Focus on various strains of right-of-center thinking, the growth of an accommodationist conservative worldview with Booker T. Washington, the rise of the modern conservative movement under William F. Buckley and his African-American supporters after WWII, Reagan era conservatism and the rage against the welfare state by Shelby Steele, Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas.