Today’s Assignment. 9/1/2013
Watch Chimamanda Adichie : The danger of a single story
Next : Write your personal experience with the education that you received from the American Education system. Let’s look at the historical figures that you were taught about in school. What is the racial content of America? Did any other race contribute to the success of America based on what you were taught? Let’s now examine the American media. Be honest with yourself. Do you have prejudices about different cultures or races based on information that you received by watching the Broadcast News media or Print Media? This is a tricky one because one will not know that they have been taught to feel or think a certain with if they do not challenge this information by having a conversation or observation of the person of the culture or race that one have been conditioned to think negatively.