1.) To begin, please read the Kelley and Lewis book, Chapter 5.
2.) Watch the Angela Davis lecture. Dr. Angela Davis, since the 1960s, has been a leading African American intellectual and activist, who was denigrated by the white media and politicians because she was also a Marxist. She has been fighting against the discrimination of African American males in the prison system since the Soledad brothers in 1970. Make sure you integrate what you learn and your opinions about this lecture in your posts. “The Prison: A Sign of Democracy?
3.) Read section 5 in Let Nobody Turn Us Around. It is in the library.
4.) To round off your knowledge of African American history, read all the sections in the unit “Years: 1976-Present” on the Amistad Digital Resource. Do not forget to read the documents they provide and watch the videos. Look at the biographies for the key figures. Read about the important organizations and institutions.
5.) Post your response to a question. It should be at least 300 words. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates. They must be at least 100 words each. Respond as many times as you wish. I will grade your two best responses.
6.) Post your formal essay (at least 300 words). Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates. They must be at least 100 words each. Respond as many times as you wish. I will grade your two best responses.
7.) Remember each week to check the grade book for your feedback, and click comments.
8.) Read the lesson for this week.