First, a reminder: I’m away at a conference next week, so we skip 3/12, but meet again on 3/19. because of that, there’s an extra chapter in Wilson, but they’re both short chapters. Use the time to do the reading, take good notes, and finish sorting out your fieldwork placement. For 3/19, we’ll start with our usual review of the AmNews. Read (at least) one news — not sports or entertainment — story carefully and report to the class. Here are questions you should ask to think critically:
Read chapters 2: (“Organization and Ethnic Resources”) and 7 (“Class, Race, and Power in America”) in Amos Wilson’s Blueprint for Black Power.
Questions to think about as you read:
Also, if you haven’t yet picked out a place to do fieldwork each week, then send me an e-mail immediately, so we can get you placed somewhere since you’ll have to do some work to be able to complete the final projects for the class.