Historical Report on Race

 

Search the Internet for groups and organizations promoting racial equality to help you complete this assignment.

 

 

 

Using the information from the text and your web search:

 

 

 

Identify one racial group from the list below:

 

 

 

·        African American

 

·        Asian American

 

·        Middle Eastern American

 

·        Hispanic American/Latino

 

·        Native American

 

 

 

Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper from one of the perspectives below:

 

 

 

·        A historian writing about the racial group in a book chapter

 

·        A news reporter writing a newspaper article or blog entry about the racial group

 

·        An individual member of the racial group, writing a personal letter to a friend who is not a member of that racial group

 

 

 

Answer the following questions:

 

 

 

·        What have been the experiences of this racial group throughout U.S. history?

 

 

 

·        What have been the political, social, and cultural issues and concerns throughout American history?

 

 

 

·        What legislation meant to constrain race within prejudicial boundaries was enacted? How did the various groups you researched fight this legislation?

 

 

 

·        What legislation meant to alleviate prejudicial boundaries has been enacted? How did the various groups you researched promote this legislation?