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Honors 11: McIntosh, Fortgang, Du Bois and Stevenson

First hour finished watching this 2012 TED talk by Bryan Stevenson, an African American human rights lawyer who discussed the concept of identity and the injustice surrounding the justice system titled “We need to talk about an injustice”. We took … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Survey Results and Intro to Du Bois

We discussed the results of the survey regarding our unit that we took in class today. As this took the majority of the hour, we had to push off our McIntosh discussion until Monday. We will discuss Fortgang, McIntosh and … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Intro to the Race and Class in American Theatre Unit

We first went through the calendar for the Race/Class unit in American theater with Fences/Dutchman. We read through the opening introduction so as to fully understand what we are trying to do with this unit. We then got into small … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Intro to Fences Unit

We began today with the complicated discussion of race to introduce our final unit, the Fences unit. We created a web of related concepts/ideas/words and shared as a class. We then watched human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson’s 2012 Ted Talk: We … Continue reading

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