Class 5: Foundation of US White Supremacy

Below is the recording of Class 5 (2nd class of August).  The recordings are divided into different sections.  Please email peoplesschooldc@gmail.com if you notice any issues with the recordings or any broken or deadlinks. 

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Agenda

1. Course Introduction and Setting Context
2. Intro to Foundation of US White Supremacy
3. Historic White Head Starts in US
4. Realities of US Slavery Not Taught
5. The Overthrow of Reconstruction
6. Slavery by Another Name
7. White Terrorism and Lynching
8. History of Voter Suppression
9. Resources and Ways to Get Involved

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1. Course Introduction and Setting Context

(Same Introduction every week)

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2. Intro to Foundation of US White Supremacy

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3. Historic White Head Starts in US

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4. Realities of US Slavery Not Taught

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5.The Overthrow of Reconstruction

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6. Slavery by Another Name


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7. White Terrorism and Lynching

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8. History of Voter Suppression

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9. Resources and Ways to Get Involved

Specific Resources

  • The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Equal Justice Initiative Reports- eji.org/reports
    • Segregation in America
    • Lynching in America
  • Black Reconstruction in America by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Zinn Project – http://www.zinnedproject.org
  • PBS: Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Course Resources

(Same every week)

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