mR > bOLOS & mICAH tHE silc (pERIODS 5 & 6)


Shareable Google doc click here. Read Chapter 16 of OpenStax and bring any questions you have to class.

Student leaders are listed in bold italics at the top of each group. Group "names" are optional and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the named characters! Click here for a copy of the planning document (optional). Here's a short video on the extraordinary era of Reconstruction featuring Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Eric Foner.

This radio piece is from a very recent interview with Steve Luxenberg, author of the recently released Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation. It may guide your understanding of 19th C. racial politics and Supreme Court decisions.

Addendum: as mentioned in class, here are three writers grappling with the case for reparations:
  1. David Brooks
  2. Ta-Nehisi Coates
  3. Charles Ogletree