Race and Ethnicity SLSO 1040/SOCL1034
Assignment Three (20 points):
1. Follow the movie “The Story We Tell.”
2. Please submit a written essay of about three and a half pages
in length relating to the movie, and focusing on the
relationship between stereotype, prejudice and
discrimination. Your essay must show critical analysis of the
problem of race in America, and must include answering
a) Briefly explain how Americans have been told about race
and how this has historically shaped the relationship
between Whites and Non-Whites in America?
b) Briefly describe how the dominant group has historically
controlled minority groups? (through what forms of
c) Briefly describe what kind of contradictions emerge when
looking at the general narrative and ideology of race and
in America and how it compares with the ideals of
America as a free and democratic society?
Please see accompanying grading rubric.