DISCUSSION/RESEARCH PAPER #2 – REPARATIONS AND THE NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Using Ta-Nehisi Coates award-winning article “REPARATIONS AND THE NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT” we shall discuss the historical justification for the case for African
American (Diaspora) reparations and how it relates (or not) to the “New Civil Rights Movement” e.g., Black Lives Matters, New Black Panthers, The Call for African Unity, etc.
READ Atlantic article by Ta-Nehisi Coates (see Syllabus Appendix I for more details Due FRIDAY 11/6/20 @11:59 p.m.
Grading Criteria (FOR DISCUSSIONS 1 & 2 ONLY)
- Presented a clear and supported response to all aspects of the discussion question in 500 words or more. 20
- Submitted on time, using correct heading, format, grammar and spelling. 10
- Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from journals, texts, web sites, and other references or personal experience. 20
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