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Only black prisoners were sent to work camps (mines, iron mills, turpentine camps). White prisoners served out their sentences in county jails and in state prisons. FalseDuring Jim Crow, poll taxes and literacy tests were implemented to prevent blacks from voting, but those measures sometimes prevented whites from voting as well.TrueFrom an economic standpoint, convict laborers cost more to maintain than chattel slaves. TrueI read excerpts from two news stories about Ferguson, MO, both of which discussed the fines and fees collected by police for traffic violations. In one of the stories, they reported that police in Ferguson are more likely to findcontraband in the vehicles ofwhite drivers than black drivers. FalseMost serial killers in American history have been black males. FalseCharles Mills argues that “radical skepticism” (for example, skepticism about whether or not one has a body, and skepticism about whether other human beings have minds) is a useful theoretical foundation for describing the experience of black people in the United States. FalseMarilyn Frye believes (i.e., she agrees) that in a racialized, white supremacist society, it is very likely that black people understand white people better than white people understand black people. TrueMost of the prisoners who were leased to businesses or local farms were guilty of convicted of serious crimes, such as rape or murder. They were “the worst of the worst.” FalseConvict leasing was widely practiced before the Civil War. FalseWhat did the Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson establish? Separate but equal, conditional racial segregationWhat term did W.E.B. Du Bois coin to describe African-American experience? How many parts “black” is Roxy in Pudd’nhead Wilson? Pudd’nhead Wilson illustrates that race is what? (Artificial; a social construct; a political construct) PoliticalWhat infection did the U.S. Public Health Service pretend to treat diagnosed African-Americans for during the Tuskegee experiment? (Syphilis) SyphilisThere is more genetic variation between two random penguins than two random what? (Humans) Humans, Shifting – modifying behavior to offset stereotypesBased on his “medical research” at the end of the 1800s, what did Dr. Frederick Hoffman claim was theinevitable fate of the black race? (Extinction) ExtinctionMarilyn Frye argues that even a white person’s decision to oppose racism is an exercise of what? Social power
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What does Marilyn Fry think white people should do in regards to their group membership in order to resist racism? DisaffiliateWhat was the title of the book, written by Ralph Ellison, which Charles Mills contrasts with the philosophy of Descartes? Invisible manWhat term does Charles Mills use to indicate a person who, based on their phenotype, is regarded as “human in some respects but not in others”? Sub-personhoodBased on his “medical research” on behalf of the insurance industry (at the end of the 1800s), what did Dr. Frederick Hoffman claim was the inevitable fate of the black race?
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