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Unformatted text preview: ** Tuesday December 2 nd write ups are due check syllabus ** 6 hours of research add two for extra credit Class Notes 11-18-08 African and African American videos:- May have the idea that there is a black perspective upon things. Rev Al Sharpton and other famous celebs speak on behalf and this give the false belief of the whole group. Video 1: 2001 - Ruth Simmons (18 th president of Brown University)- Apprehensive about her presidency doesnt want to fail- Was the president of Smith college- Parents worked in the fields as sharecroppers- had 12 children- Christmas gifts were an orange and apple and 10 nuts- From the poor area poverty lived in a small shack house- Scholarship to Dillard university Graduate student at Harvard best in her class and her professor wouldnt talk to her. (16 th century French literature)- Toni Morrison and Ruth Princeton Resume- Racism is still a factor in her life- Claims she is followed in stores because she is African American and they think she...
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Negy during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Fall '07