- Read “Ten Reasons Why Reparations are Bad for Blacks” and “King Cotton’s Long Shadow.”
- Read “*Very Important: Definition of ‘Your Opinion’ and How to Earn an F” in the START HERE: Student Orientation module.
- Answer the following question: should the descendants of American slaves receive reparations? In your essay, provide evidence from the articles and clear logic to support your position.
- If you simply name-call (either a classmate or an author), you will earn an F for this assignment. Just because a website engages in name-calling (an ad hominem fallacy), doe not mean that you should! Your goal should be to assess the main points of each author and use what you learn to support your answer to the question in #3