IMPORTANT SCHEDULE NOTE: No class meet next Monday (10/10) but meets on Wednesday (10/12)
- Job opportunity: The NYC Board of Elections hires poll workers for every election. Pay is decent. Details here.
- Also, see the Board of Elections site for info on voting early or to submit an absentee ballot to avoid voting in person.
- Lehman’s Pre-Graduate Advising Office offers workshops on the graduate school application process and has drop-in hours each week via Zoom. Their October 26 event “What Does it Take to Get into Graduate School” is highly recommended–especially if you haven’t thought about it. Details at their site
Quick highlights from week 7
- Finished discussion of half of Chapter 4 from Introduction to Black Studies
- See the Lecture Notes page for a PDF of the slide deck presented in class
DO THIS for Week 8
Monday October 17:
Read: Sections 4.11-4.12; pages 150-164 only in the second half of Chapter 4 (Africans in America) in Maulana Karenga’s Introduction to Black Studies. Read up to “The Post Sixties” for Monday. Read ahead if you finish early and have more time
- Pay special attention to the following sections: Civil Rights Movement, Black Power Movement, Political Thrust, Cultural Thrust
Wednesday October 19:
Read: sections 4.12; pages 165-183 to finish the second half of Chapter 4 (Africans in America) in Maulana Karenga’s Introduction to Black Studies.
- Pay special attention to the following sections:
Civil Rights Movement, Black Power Movement, Political Thrust, Cultural Thrust
General reading strategies:
- Underline/highlight key points in the text
- Use the reading questions at the back of chapters to focus you: read those first
- Try to understand the definitions of the key concepts listed at the back of the chapter
- Make a note to ask the instructor to clarify anything you don’t understand
- Note key issues, approaches, and dilemmas/challenges Dr. Karenga outlines
Midterm exam on Monday October 24
Chapter 5 in Introduction to Black Studies