Reading Response: Either “Theories and Constructs of Race” OR “From a Tangle of Pathology: Toward a Race Fair America”
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Respond to https://cascadia.instructure.com/courses/1851938/files/129077615/download?wrap=1
by answering any of the following questions.
Review the three premises of “postracialism” in paragraph 5. How has reading the article influenced your ideas about each of these premises? What specific ideas or information in the article challenged or reinforced your existing beliefs?
What do you think is the main point of the article? What is the thesis? Do the authors convincingly support this thesis? Explain your views.
At the end of the article, the author’s propose two policy initiatives “Child Trust Accounts” and a “Federal Job Guarantee” — to move the United States closer to racial equality. What do you think would be the impact of these initiatives? What arguments could be made against them, and how might those arguments be addressed?