Jul 15, 2017

Allies and Social Change

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Allies and Social Change

INSTRUCTIONS:

Essay Question:

 

What is the role of an ally and why is this important for social changes in regard to inequality? Select one group in the U.S. society (past or present) in which an ally was significant in bringing about change for this group to discuss in detail.  

 

Directions:

 

  1. APA format
  2. Double spaced
  3. 4 pages
  4. Use 4-6 sources from the source material below (a quick Google search will find all the documentsdo not use any other documents.

 

The Danger of A Single Story
Understanding the Origin of Skin Pigmentation (14:48), Ted Talks
What White Parents (Like Me) Should Not Tell Children
Imagine a Country, 2012, Holly Sklar
Domination & Subordination,  Jean Baker Miller
Defining Racism: "Can We Talk?", Beverly Daniel Tatum
Constructing Race, Creating White Privilege, Pem Davidson Buck
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, Peggy McIntosh
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, Annette Lareau

Myth of the Welfare Queen

Class in America: 2012, Gregory Mantsios

Deconstructing the Underclass, Herbet Gans

"Nickel and Dimed" from The American Ruling Class (about 10 mins), Bill Moyers

Cause of Death: Inequality, Alejandro Reuss

Still Separate, Still Unequal: America`s Educational Apartheid, Jonathan Kozol

College Choices Are Limited for Students From Needy Familes, Report Says, Stephen Burd

The Making of the American 99% and the Collapse of the Middle Class, Barbara  Ehrenreich and John Ehrenreich

Wealth Gaps Rise To Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics: Twenty-to-One, Kochhar, Fry, & Taylor

Mass Incarceration in the Time of Color-Blindness"  Michelle Alexander and Bryan Stephenson
Central Park 5: Short Video Report
 Harvard Law Professor Ogletree on the Arrest of Prof. Henry Louis Gates Short Video Report
A Class Divided (46: 00), Frontline
The Ethics of Living Jim Crow: An Autobiographical Sketch, Richard Wright
Ronald Reagan`s Racially Tinged Messages 3 Min video
The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia: "Using Objects of Intolerance to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice

C.P. Ellis, Studs Terkel

Without Sanctuary: Photographs and Postcards of Lynching in America,

The Black Codes, W.E.B. Du Bois
Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Brown v. Board of Education: In Pursuit of Freedom and Equality Traveling Exhibit 

PBS Documentary: Awakening Part 1
Changing the World Part 2
Charting a New Course Part 2
ANITA 3 minute trailer for new documentary about Anita Hill
Night to His Day": The Social Construction of Gender, Judith Lorber
Patriarchy, Allan Johnson
Sexism, Strength and Dominance in Disney Film
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Seneca Falls Convention, 1848
United States Constitution: 19th Amendment, 1920
The Equal Rights Amendment (Defeated)
Study: Median Wealth for Single Black Women: $100, Single Hispanic Women: $120, Single White Women: $41,000 (20:02), Democracy Now!
Homophobia As a Weapon of Sexism, Suzanne Pharr

CONTENT:

Allies and Social Change Student Name Instructor Course Date Allies are people who are aware of the deprived privileges a section or the whole society are faced with due to the injustices by the elite faction and take responsibility to reverse this order or state. Allies may include the white people who acknowledge there is racism and take bold steps to end the practice, men who preach against sexism and gender violence, and also the wealthy people who fight for the rights of the poor in the society (Kozol, 2005). Becoming an ally is a daunting process that may be as a result of undergoing an unworthy experience, for example, seeing racists’ chants against a close friend. In transforming oneself into an ally, the basic steps usually involve Understand what an ally is and define your role as an ally in a situation like campaigns against sexism or racism Understand the risks and challenges involved in becoming an ally in your community Making a firm decision to become one Seek out the actions you will undertake as an ally To get started as an ally, you have to know the issues at hand, its ge

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