Week Date Assignments 1 8/26 Course introduction. Policies and Procedures. 2 8/29 Introduction to Academic Conversation Read: TSIS Preface, Introduction, and Ch. 11 and FYW pp. xi-xix (FYE policies) Diagnostic Essay 2 8/31 Introduction to Argument Read: FYW Ch.
ACS Seminar Outline Names: Yousef Hasan & Ahmed Topic = Modern Day Black Leaders: Good and Bad Thesis Statement: (What do you want to learn; purpose of presentation) The purpose of our presentation is to showcase modern day black leaders within the realms of society. Highlighting both good and bad leaders, the journey they have taken to leadership and their positive or negative attributions to society. Intro: Introductory Photo Essay presented by Yousef Hasan. Conclusion: Concluding Photo Essay presented by Ahmed. Body: (List the subtopics that you plan to cover in your presentation and who is responsible for each.)
Minor in Black Studies Black Studies is an interdisciplinary minor (curriculum) comprised of courses from the departments of Communication, English, History, Political Science, and Sociology. The mission of the Black Studies degree at SVSU is to provide a cross-disciplinary examination of historical and contemporary African and African American agency. This examination seeks to develop the intellectual, creative, and analytical skills of those engaged in the Black Studies program. At its root this degree is grounded culturally in the African Diaspora and advances academic excellence and social responsibility. Why SVSU?
“The contamination was largely due to the incursion into these communities by some majority social scientists, accompanied by black ultraconservative professionals who help pave the way for African-American exploitation” (See, 2007, p. 7). The black experience is an experience difficult to collect data on with the connection to Africa, however See (2007) suggest until social scientist are able to develop accurate information regarding the black experience, researchers should continue using the theoretical strips as a model for examining the behavior of African
On Pg. 72 Schuman begins by measuring polls based on principles, implementation, social distance and then miscellaneous racial questions. The PRINCIPLES section asked respondents whether they endorse broad principles of nondiscrimination and desegregation in important areas of social life. The IMPLEMENTATION section asked questions about steps the government might take either to reduce discrimination, segregation, or to improve the economic status of blacks. The SOCIAL DISTANCE questions asked how the reactant would react in particular situations that involve some degree of integration at a personal level.
Cheng, W. & Warren, M. (2000) Making a difference: using peers to assess individual students’ contributions to a group project. Teaching in Higher Education, (5) 2, pp. 243-255 Corey, G., Corey, M., & Haynes, R. (2014). Groups in action: Evolution and challenges (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Doi:10.1080/15548732.2011.542731 In the welfare system for African American’s it has some of the same characteristics as the justice system. Many African Americans are pre-judged because of their race, backgrounds, home life, and poverty level. It is obvious that even though the federal welfare laws have changed and the
Subordinate Groups Page 1 Subordinate Groups: African American: Living the Diaspora in the United States of America Augustine J. Zaizay, Jr PSRT 5320 Social and Cultural Diversity Dr Robin Eubanks June 5, 2009 African American: Living the Diaspora in the United States of America I am about to commence a study in the course, “Cultural Diversity”. Here, it is anticipated that at the end of the sojourn I will hold a different world view not just about other diverse cultural communities and their knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices, but I will also perceive my own individual and distinct culture from a different perspective. But quite paradoxical and very interesting, the very first written
However, with the help of African culture and values, the construction of black family has been able to overcome the obstacles and break its’ way into the middle class from humble beginnings. In order to fully understand the function and organization of the African American family, we must examine Africa not Europe as a primary basis. As argued by Africanist and anthropologist, Niara Sudarkasa “many of the debates concerning explanations of Black family are waged upon false dichotomies. (Sudarkasa 90)” She goes further to state “the experience of slavery in America is juxtaposed to the heritage of Africa as the explanation of certain aspects of Black family structure. (Sudarkasa 90)” A fellow black scholar in the field, Allen, argued in 1979 that Black family patterns cannot be explained without reference to the socio-economic contexts in which they developed, and this is extremely true.