SOC 338 Week 2 Individual Assignment Response to Essay on Inequality
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper that responds to an essay in the readings regarding inequalities African Americans face. Include whether you feel the author makes a valid claim or if you disagree, and why. Locate and cite a peer-reviewed article that supports your position and address the following: Identify the inequality discussed by the author and how it differs from other types. Does this inequality affect African American political and economic power? Why or why not? Does this inequality affect whether African Americans receive the same treatment by the legal system? Why or why not? Do you feel the inequality is experienced equally by African Americans of different classes, or those of higher or lower economic status? Explain why. Do you feel African Americans who assimilate the dominant culture face the same inequalities as those who resist assimilation?