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My thesis already done- In his 1987 novel A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Michael D

My thesis already done- In his 1987 novel A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Michael Dorris uses his three main characters to argue that people of color(specifically Native Americans in this book) are mistreated and have many forms of racism shown against them, through character analysis during each time period it is shown that there has been no change in racial issues throughout the whole time period shown in the book. Michael Dorris was a first chair on Native American…

Students will be required to write a short paper (4 to 5 FULL/COMPLETE pages) on

Students will be required to write a short paper (4 to 5 FULL/COMPLETE pages) on two Black storytellers (director, writer, and/or producer) from the 20th or 21st century. [10%] Be sure to include: Brief biography How do they function as a storyteller? Producer? Director? Writer? What does their work include? What are their contributions? How are they significant? What stories are they telling? Influence on culture? Influence from previous and on future generations? Why are they important? You must cite…

Literary Analysis Select a piece of literature from the Norton Anthology of Afri

Literary Analysis Select a piece of literature from the Norton Anthology of African American Literature, and follow the guidelines below: This assignment requires you to use both primary and secondary sources to support your critical analysis of one of the literary works listed on the reading list. Sources other than literary ones may be acceptable. Choose a topic that you can cover in depth within approximately 3-5 pages (excludes quotations from both primary and secondary sources. The researched essay calls…

I. Introduction Overall Problem  Research problem and/or question Thesis stat

I. Introduction Overall Problem  Research problem and/or question Thesis statement (what are you arguing?) II. Literature Review (minimum of 3 sources) Describe what's been discusses and/or debated around your research topic Divide sections into themes/categories. I suggest. You follow the MEAL Plan. See https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/paragraphs/organization III. Methodology Describe your overall research design (see Module 8). Provide your PRIMARY evidence here to support your thesis statement (choose from) Interviews Archival research Discourse analysis IV. Discussion What does it all mean?  What does…

Guidelines for Completing the Final Paper You are required to complete a researc

Guidelines for Completing the Final Paper You are required to complete a research paper as assigned. The guidelines for the completion of the paper are presented below. •    You will write a 5-10 page essay that discusses one of the themes listed below. The country of study must be within the assigned region. •    Follow the rubric provided below to complete this paper. •    Each region will ensure that no two students are working on the same country. •    Kenya…

Third paper assignment Assignment The third and final paper requires analysis of

Third paper assignment Assignment The third and final paper requires analysis of Angela Davis’s Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday or Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance. It should be between 2000 and 2500 words (about 8-10 pages). You may choose one of the prompts or you may create your own. 1. In her chapter “Blame It On the Blues,” Davis writes, “Here, as in blues…

Critical Thinking/Engagement Assignment #1 You must attempt all questions. Part

Critical Thinking/Engagement Assignment #1 You must attempt all questions. Part 1. (25 points) Go the following website: http://www.pbs.org/race/002_SortingPeople/002_00-home.htm Were your results surprising? Why or why not? How do your results impact the way you understand race? Do you think there is a specific or narrow expectation for how people of a race are assumed to look? What happens when a person who identifies with a group strays from this visual representation? What experiences do you infer the people being sorted…

Read Fitzgerald book: Recognizing Race and Ethnicity: Power, Privilege, and Ineq

Read Fitzgerald book: Recognizing Race and Ethnicity: Power, Privilege, and Inequality and us schools still segarated watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8pwm7GK0BM&feature=emb_title Part 1.  (20 points) Describe the racial composition of the neighborhood that you live in or grew up in. If it is close to mono-racial (almost all white or almost all Hispanic etc. for instance), explain why that might be. To what extent do you think this is intentional? Provide some evidence to support your assumption. (Conduct web searches for reports of…