Format/Length: 2 Pages (1 page = Part A / 1 page Part B) | APA Format | MUST USE AT LEAST 2 COURSE RESOURCES
Due: Monday, November 8
In the introduction to their book Seeing White: An Introduction to White Privilege and Race, Halley, Eshleman & Vijaya (2010) argue that “Often whites simply perceive themselves as ‘normal’ or ‘just human’ and fail to notice their own race” (p. 4). What do you interpret this statement? How does this relate to the idea that race is socially and culturally constructed?
Review the Pew Research Center’s (2020) report Amid National Reckoning, Americans Divided on Whether Increased Focus on Race Will Lead to Major Policy Change. Why do you think the different groups discussed in the article have different views of the progress that has been made on equality? Which group do you most closely agree with? Why? How do the groups that you’re part of influence your perspective here? Is this an area where you might have a single story?
· What caused you to view the world around you differently or examine a topic from a different perspective?
· What struck you as you explored the course materials this week?
· What insights have you had?