CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION
HAVE READ FOR MONDAY/TUESDAY
ANDERSON AND STEWART (2007): 65-69, 2015 P. 69-77, 1993 72-82
WHAT THE BLACK MAN WANTS, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, IN MARABLE, MANNING AND LEITH MULLINGS. (2009).
LET NOBODY TURN US AROUND: AN AFRICAN AMERI
coined by Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton- first defined as racism that
occurs through institutions such as public bodies and corporations, including
definition as "the collective failure of an org
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: IN THE NORTH
Equal attention to demanding civil rights in the North
Inequality in education, housing and police brutality = riots
July 18th 1964- white police officer shot a black teenager in Harlem led to riots
100 injured 450 a
As a tactic in protesting segregation-what does nonviolence mean?
Who was Ella Baker, why is she important and how did
her approach differ from other civil rights leaders?
Where does non-violence succeed and where does it fail?
Gil Scott-Heron, The Vulture
Standing in the ruins
Of another Black man's life,
or flying through the valley
They're separating day and night.
"I am death," cried the Vulture.
"For the people of the light."
Charon brought his raft
Critical Book Analysis
Dreams from My Father
I chose to read Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama. This is a story about race and
inheritance and gives an open and clear view of the struggles minorities faced and continue
PRINT & BRING TO CLASS
Due Thursday March 10th NO EXCEPTIONS
Worth 12 points. All components must be addressed to receive full marks.
What was the loophole in the 13 Amendment that allowed forced labor to continue?
Who was John Davies an
What did you learn about race from this exercise? I learned that is more difficult than I
originally thought to categorize people according to race by just looking at pictures.
African American Studies: study that systematically treats the past and present experiences,
experiences, characteristics, achievements, of Black citizens of the US who are of African origin
Ch. 1 :
- History of people in Africa,
Ancient Africa: Empires
Were Egyptians black? Drawings, etchings, sculptures
Gold & trade attracted form near and far
Western Sudan: Gold, ag, ivory
Contributed to : paper from plants, ink, pyramids, embalming/mummification,
Transatlantic Slave Trade
TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE:
- over in Africa
- what and who started it? (countries in Africa)
persons conscripted into slavery were generally captives who had been
conquered or subjugated as a result of intergroup and intr
From Neoslavery to Protest & Transformation
- Renewal and Intensification of Oppression and Violence
- Blacks no longer official property
o Still denied:
Protection of constitution
o Economic Foundation destroyed
o Still nee
- Important: remember
- Booker T. Washingtons philosophy compared to others.
o Uncle Tom character - wanted to be the face of the new African American,
wanted white people to be with him and like him.
Africans wanted to fight in the Civil War. hop
African American Studies 201
Listening to the speaker talk about piracy of the rich and poor in the Indian Ocean was
very eye opening. I had no idea that the global cost of piracy was fifteen to twenty billion dollars
annually according to the US Navy. Ad
Murder of Emmet Till
Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycot
Rosa parks refused to yield seat
Founder/leader of non-violent protest
o SNCC student non-violent coordinating commitee
o Freedom riders
Killed April 4th, 1968
African American Studies
James Kofi Annan who started Challenging Heights spoke to us on stopping child slavery
by targeting Lake Volta in Ghana. James escaped child slavery as a teen after being forced to
dive into muddy waters to untangle nets, all whil
Middle class blacks
o William Jewish Wilson
o Believes that as a result of movements in 60s there is a little bit
more opportunities for blacks
o Blacks should take advantage of these opportunities (education)
o Wilson argued this is why
TEST REVIEW: Ch. 4, little 2, street codes, groups
What was meant by social capital
Social Capital: (social currency/cash to use for bettering the community)
o Education, a good job, neighborhood watch program
o Builds community stre
Test 2 Review, Wed Oct 26th: 2:10-3:10
5 short answer, 20 MC
2 novels & ch. 3
o neoslavery political rights
NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
o 1909 work toward ending segregation and lynching
o fought for provision of 1