The House We Live In and Response to posts.
Watch ONLY Episode 3 entitled “The House We Live In.”
Directions: Watch the assigned film and then respond to the following prompts and answer the following questions. This assignment should be typed and your responses should be numbered.
1/ Write a brief summary of this film. It must be a minimum of 3 paragraphs.
2/ What is the difference between a biological and a social view of race?
3/ Who has benefited from the belief that we can sort people according to race and that there are natural or biologically based differences between racial groups?
4/ What are some ways that race has been used to rationalize inequality? How has race been used to shift attention (and responsibility) away from oppressors (dominant society) and toward the targets of oppression (racial minorities)? For example– How has race been used to explain differences in health, education, job status? What role do stereotypes play in rationalizing equality?
YOUR NUMBERED RESPONSES TO THESE QUESTIONS SHOULD BE ATTACHED AS A PDF FILE. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES MAY RESULT IN A ZERO.