|I want each answer under each its question, they are 3 articles and one film ( 10 minutes) on youtube.
1- Let’s talk about race and IQ
2- National Geographic as Our Sunglasses to the World
3-Alexander Chapter 1
4-The Film: True Colors
Under each one of the those, there is a link under each one of them where you can read or watch to answer the question.
Let’s talk about race and IQ
Link: Let’s Talk about Race and IQ
• What is the simple reason we should not expect to find genetic differences between whites and Latinos (“Hispanics”) when it comes to IQ?
• What are the two main problems with IQ tests?
• Sickle cell anemia is an example of a genetic marker by _______?
• Why aren’t culture-free tests the answer to the IQ debate?
• At the beginning of a math test, what’s wrong with asking women their gender?
• What did Rebecca Jordan Young mean when she said, “what is written in our genes is a very open-ended story”?
• What is the Flynn effect?
National Geographic as Our Sunglasses to the World
Link: National Geographic as Our Sunglasses to the World
• Who are the authors of the article and their academic affiliation?
• Does National Geographic claim to be a scientific journal? Is it?
• What percentage of the photos in the study shows non-Westerners in tribal dress or ritual costume? What is the authors’ interpretation of this?
• How are non-Westerners generally portrayed in National Geographic: as dangerous or harmless?
• In general, in what ways are white, bronze and black people portrayed differently in the publication?
• What are the differences between scholars who embrace Cultural Studies vs. Critical Studies? Which school do Lutz and Collins embrace?
• Who is Jack Nusan Porter and what did he say about the book Reading National Geographic?
Film: True Colors
• In which city do the events take place?
• The two professional testers were of which races?
• Who is the “celebrity” who oversees the testing?
• On average how much more do AA’s pay for a car?
• In which areas of life did the testers uncover discriminatory practices?
• How do the experts explain the actions of the African American car salesperson?
• In which city was the final taxi experiment conducted?
Alexander Chapter 1: Just Chapter 1 of the book
Link of the book: https://peacelawandjustice.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/newjimcrow-ch-1.pdf
• How many slaves did the Emancipation Proclamation free?
• What is so significant about Bacon’s Rebellion?
• How many times do the words slave and Negro appear in the U.S. Constitution?
• What is federalism?
• What did the courts conclude about a prisoner’s rights in Ruffin v. Commonwealth?
• What and where is Parchman Farm and why is it significant to the author’s argument?
• According to Alexander, what do slavery, Jim Crow, and mass incarceration have in common?
• In politics, what is the Southern strategy?
• In 1990, which organization announced that it would “join the battle against illegal drugs”?
• According to the author, more than any other U.S. president, which one contributed to the current racial undercaste? What steps did he take to underscore racial division in this country?
• How did Daniel Patrick Moynihan explain the causes of poverty?