Tag Archives: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Honors 11: “The Case for Reparations” and Synthesis with other sources

We discussed the Coates article and its connections to other sources via the chart completed yesterday. You took notes in the margins as we discussed in another color. This was submitted to the inbox. Here’s an ‘interesting’ response to Coates’ … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “The Case for Reparations”

I asked the sub to have you discuss your thoughts on Coates’ article, “The Case for Reparations” and to find 5-10 key lines to support his argument. I then had the sub have you work on this chart/questions. We will … Continue reading

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Honors 11: DuBois and Stevenson

We spent the first part of the hour discussing and sharing moments of importance from DuBois’ “Strivings of the Negro People.” These were some of the significant quotes/ideas/questions derived from those conversations. We then discussed as a class. After this, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Fortgang and McIntosh on White Privilege

We started the hour in small groups discussing and sharing our thoughts/responses to Fortgang and McIntosh, the readings from yesterday. We then came back together as a class to discuss key moments in their arguments/claims, and questions that stem from … Continue reading

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Honors 11: The Case for Reparations cont. + Act I of Fences

We wrapped up our conversation of Coates’ “The Case for Reparations,” and transitioned into the ways in which Coates’ argument plays out in Act I of Fences. We debriefed briefly on the Maxsons, specifically Troy, and Act I of the play … Continue reading

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Honors 11: The Case for Reparations

We first had to take our third and final MAZE test today. Thanks for playing the game. First hour had to discuss Alcoff’s “In Arizona, Censoring Questions About Race” that second hour discussed yesterday. You put some important questions Alcoff … 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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