For Monday, 10/17
ONE Google slide (total) about a social justice-themed song (written/recorded after 1990)
Your slide should include:
–The name of the song
–The artist who recorded it
–The person who wrote the song/lyrics
–The year it was written (not recorded)
–A section of the lyrics (4 lines, minimum)
–A researched photograph of the event, person, people, or issue the song discusses and a brief explanation
–Your names (in small, discreet type that’s not part of the design)
Please answer as thoroughly as possible, in a minimum of three paragraphs (in total). Be sure to cite specific instances (dates, etc.) from your viewing of the movie. Write in Google Docs and then paste in your answer as a response to this post. This is due at 11:59, Tuesday, 10/4/2016
The Civil Rights movement was at the center of the student activism at Berkeley from its inception, but like the other movements it was distinct from the Free Speech Movement and the Anti-War movement. How did each support the other? In what ways were they at cross purposes?
After reading the New York Times article, “Critics See Efforts by Counties and Towns to Purge Minority Voters From Rolls,” (July 31, 2016), and following the directions (all three parts) on the printout with the article., answer the following questions. Note: Read this for information on HOW to post your writing responses
Based on what you’ve seen (In the documentary Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot, and what you’ve read about state’s laws in researching the group assignment called Do Something!, and in the article by the New York Times on the removal of minority voters from voting rolls, answer the following questions:
Please answer as thoroughly as possible, in a minimum of three paragraphs (in total). Be sure to cite specific instances from your viewing, research, and reading.
Do you think that all voting jurisdictions should be subject to the same voter regulations? Why or why not?
Should there be a difference between regulations for local (city or county), state, or national elections? Why or why not?
Resources to go with the Do Something! group packet:
Vote411.0rg (you don’t need to sign in to access information.)
The U.S. Census
California Election Demographics
For students who missed the class presentation of the documentary Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot, the movie can be viewed on Vimeo through this link.