Essay/Video Reflection

  1. Watch the following videos:

    The Jim Crow Laws (4 minutes):
    The New Jim Crow (10 minutes), an interview with Michelle Alexander on her book of the same name:
    Hunted and the Hated
    Police and Race
    My Name is not those people
    After you have watched and read, post your reflection by answering the following questions:

    What did you learn about the Jim Crow Laws in the first video?
    What are Michelle Alexander’s main points and how does she support them?
    In what ways does the US have a new Jim Crow environment and in what ways does it not have Jim Crow environment?
    What have you learned from this?
    How might this relate to your SL experience and the SL outcomes?
    Other thoughts/reactions?

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