21 Mar

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?


13 Feb

I agree that like the article said when people are getting in trouble for their usage of blackface the biggest defense is that they were young or that it was a different time. But this different time was not a … Read More »


9 Feb

Students: Read this article. How would a critical race theorist assess the intransigence of Blackface?  

Individual, Institutional, and Systemic Racism

18 Jan

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 »