I’m trying to study for my History course and I need some help to understand this question.
1. watch a video, then follow the instruction to write a 1-2 paragraph entry.( about half page long)
you will write up a one paragraph reflection on the assigned Eyes on the Prize episode. This documentary series, produced between 1987 and 1990 remains the foremost record of the civil rights era, and one of the most important lens through which many people view the Civil Rights movement. Your entry should focus on how the film presented this period of the Civil Rights Era. What did you learn from the film? What aspects of the movement were emphasized in the episode? Were there other views or subjects covered in your readings that were not included? What interpretation of the Civil Rights movement did you take away from this episode?
Episode 13: The Keys to the Kingdom.
2. read the following material, then write a brief journal to discuss the question.(2-3 paragraph, about more than half page to one page.)
draw on course resources (readings, videos, and document problems) to answer the following questions in a substantial (1-2 paragraph) response. You should use parenthetical citations to indicate when you are referring to a course resource i.e. (Theoharis, 99). Once you have posted you will be able to see other students responses and return to the forum to make at least two substantial follow up posts by the last day of the unit at 11:59pm.
Theoharis focuses on a particular day in 2013 as embodying the issues surrounding the politicization of the memory of the civil rights movement. As a statue of Rosa Parks was being dedicated in the Capitol, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case that would ultimately result in the overturning of major parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, with the reasoning that racism was a thing of the past. Theoharis argues that this intersection was “not merely ironic but emblematic of a larger politics of historical memory at work for a nation that wanted to place this history firmly in the past and diminish the vision of its heroes now put on pedestals.” (12)
This course has explore how these distortions are created, and the impact that they have on the way we understand the civil rights movement. Perhaps most significantly for your generation, as Theoharis argues “the mythologies…get in the way of seeing the continuities between these struggles, the shoulders current movements stand on, and the ways people can learn from past struggles to approach the problems we face as a nation today” (23-24)
What continuities do you see between the civil rights movement and protest movements today like Black Lives Matter, the Dreamers, the Anti-DAPL pipeline protest, Extinction Rebellion, Me Too etc? How could we learn from the struggles of the “actual civil rights movement” ways to approach the major issues we face today such as continued school and residential segregation, mass incarceration, immigration, sexual harassment, to name a few?
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