Unit 2: Discussion
What public opinion cleavages do you think will be the most important in the next few decades of American politics? How might these issues divide us as citizens?
Optional: Remember, you can choose this for credit of one response to another student, 150-word minimum. Choose one or more of the below.
Of course, the race will likely come up in the main discussion questions given recent events. So, let’s tackle it.
What is the evidence for/against America having “systemic racism”?
What is the evidence that the tragic death of George Floyd was/was not due to racism?
What is the evidence for/against there being “systemic racism” in law enforcement?
We will continue to discuss the latest challenges in America as the demand to do so is clear, and what better place than a college class to do so… And, it is optional. Not all are comfortable with such topics.
ULOs reflected in discussion:
ULO 2: Contrast views on various issues between various ethnic, racial, and gender groups