Black Lives Matter: July 14, 2016 Session

Black Lives Matter

July 14th 2016 Session:

 

5:30 to 6pm:

Administrative: Reminder about Response Papers

Segment I. From Yes We Can to Black Lives Matter: Race in the Age of Obama.

http://www.blacklivesmattersyllabus.com/?p=2042

                View: 2008 “Yes We Can” Speech

                View: 2014, Ferguson Uprisings Media

                Read: “Obama has failed victims of racism and police brutality” (Cornel West, 7/14/16)

 

6:00pm to 6:25pm:

Segment II. Group Breakouts.

Group A: Intro, Ch. 1, Ch. 2:

Identify 3 main talking points/points of disagreement to highlight for the class.

 

Group B: Ch. 3, 4, 7.

Identify 3 main talking points/points of disagreement to highlight for the class.

 

Group: Ch. 5, 6.  

Identify 3 main talking points/points of disagreement to highlight for the class.

 

6:25pm to 7pm:

Segment III. State of the Movement:  Umi Selah & Alicia Garza Clips.

 www.BlackLivesMatterSyllabus.Com/SummerSyllabus

7pm to 7:30pm

Segment IV. Group Presentation.

 

7:30pm to 830pm

Segment V: Discussion of Group Breakout Findings & Presentation

 

 

If Time Allows for Segment VI:

8pm Screening of first half hour of President Barack Obama’s televised townhall,

“The President and the People” VI.

 

 

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