What are your thoughts, feelings, opinions about “Bamboozled”? Do you understand what Spike Lee was trying to say with this film? Look up reviews of the film and respond to some of the critiques?
You will have to think hard about this and possibly do a bit of research. Why do cities elect Black mayors?
Discussing Race and Sports Black Athletes in College How to read an academic article Opinion | Tips for Aspiring Op-Ed Writers – The New York Times copy How to Read and Get the Most Out of a Journal Article – … Read More »
Students: Read this article. How would a critical race theorist assess the intransigence of Blackface? https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/2/9/18216038/blackface-history-virginia-northam-racism-culture
One of the skills I want you to develop is to be able to translate theory to real-world situations. Consider the following: Some scholars argue that sports is the ideal democracy because individuals are rewarded strictly based on ability. In … Read More »
We had an auspicious beginning to our course this year. And, understandably, it is difficult to understand how whiteness functions. Can you think of ways that whiteness perpetuates racism at the institutional and systemic level, while remaining invisible to individuals … Read More »
Dear Students: I am excited to offer a course in Critical Race Theory after a long hiatus. For me, it is the most exciting and promising field of intellectual inquiry around race in the field. This is a difficult area … Read More »