Reflection post: 250-300 words Analytical summary of the week’s readings (except Perry’s “White Means Never Having to Say You’re Ethnic”). Consider organizing your blog post around a few key themes from the week’s readings and discussing individual readings, activities, and/or conceptsin relation to each theme.
How the idea of culture is related to race and racism?
Whiteness as racial category
What connections between colorblindness and persistence inequality?
What is the interplay between individualism and racism?
Category: Week 5 Reflection post
Analytic post: 250-300 words. Reflection on Pamela Perry’s article “White Means Never Having to Say You’re Ethnic.” Some questions to consider:
Was your high school like one of the two Perry studied? What is Perry’s question, as you understand it? What are the two processes of reproducing whiteness as a social norm she describes? In your own words, how does each one work? Did you see anything like one or the other (or both) at your high school?
Category: Week 5 Analytic post
Comment posts: Two posts, 150 words each. Comment/reply to two other students’ blog posts, one reflection post and one analytic post.