Daily Oppression Minorities Face (Resistance (Cases in favor of…
Daily Oppression Minorities Face
Group Member: Lorena
Taking down confederate statues & the related protests Ex. Charlottesville
Travel ban on muslims
Rise in hate crimes
Peaceful protests led by Martin Luther King
Bombings in racially mixed neighborhoods
Alicia Lu- Race Conversation
King-Letter From Birmingham
Black Lives Matter Movement
John F. Kennedy- 1964 Address to the Nation
Cases in favor of minorities
Brown v. board of Education
Mendez v. Westminster
Obergefell v. Hodge
Contribution of Literacy Narratives
James: Final visual and oral presentation over Mendez v. Westminster. First encounter with racism in an "official" setting. Using the facts of the case and my own emotions to present each side of the case and it's influence.
Alexandra: relate to unearned advantage in school system and what is taught to the students.
Lorena's Literacy Narrative relating to write and read in English with Spanish-Speaking Parents
People Magazine or US Weekly
Group Member Jobs
Alexandra: Writing the paragraphs on the system of oppression found in the school system and finding secondary sources that go along with our topic.
James: Identify moments in the past and present where the oppressed resisted the systems they were subjected to. Explain the different systems of the time and provide connections between them, Identify where the steps were taken to combat oppression and by who.
Lorena: Set up Wix Website, Set up Communication, and Calendar with Deadlines
Past- Thomas Holt- self run schools
Future- Secondary Source- U.S. News: minorities still have a lower graduation rate
Present- Sherman Alexie- leaving reservation for decent education
Lack of Funding
Sherman Alexie- Native Americans given less
Thomas Holt- "9.45 for white kids and 2.90 for black kids"