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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: Introduction to Final Unit

We first introduced the unit calendar for the last three weeks before finals after filling out our globalization essay rubrics. Afterwards, we read and discussed Tal Fortgang’s “White Privilege” (here’s the online copy with some really insightful and /or nonsensical/horrifying … Continue reading

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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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