Lesson about racism-Michael Jackson "they don't care about us"
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<ul><li> 1. RACISM</li></ul> <p> 2. WHAT IS RACISM?Racism involves the belief in racial differences,which acts as a justification for non-equaltreatment (which some regard as "discrimination")of members of that race. 3. capitalism = economic system - private ownership of the WHAT DO YOU KNOWmeans of production,ABOUT RACISM?-creation of goods or services forprofit or income,-accumulation of capital, -competitive markets, Racism is a product of capitalism. It grew out of-voluntary exchangeearly capitalisms use of slaves for the plantations of the New World, it was consolidated in order to justify western and white domination of the rest of the world and it flourishes today as a means of dividing the working class between white and Muslim or black, and native and immigrants or asylum seekers. The first clear evidence of racism occurred at the end of the 16th century with the start of the slave trade from Africa to Britain and to America. 4. DO YOU KNOW SOME EXAMPLES OFRACISM?School Finance: Millions of AfricanAmerican and Latino young people in theWealth Created During Slavery: FromUnited States1863 slave labor by Africanthe 1600s to dont get an educationequal to that of most whites, partlyamountAmericans created a tremendousbecause thethe United States. This toof wealth in urban schools they godont have as much money aspeople.wealth was all taken by white the schoolsin the white suburbs. This the wealth thatWhen slavery was ended, is because thecountry has decided that muchwas notthe former slaves had created of themoney for schools should come from localshared with them. The effects of thisproperty taxes. because whites have beencontinue today So in communities wherethe houses and businesses aregenerationable to pass wealth down from lessexpensive, the schools dont get enoughto generation through inheritance. Inmoney todiscrimination in jobs hasaddition, provide a high qualityeducation.to limitis unfair. to wealth forcontinued This access This isinstitutional racism. If So white people asmany people of color. we financedschools differently every student,a whole are still wealthier today thanregardless of his or her "race", wealthgo topeople of color because of the coulda high quality school laborwas the equal ofwhites took from the that of slaves.the schools other students attend. 5. MICHAEL JACKSON "They Dont Care About Us" 6. MICHAEL JACKSON"They Dont Care About Us"Tell me what has become of my lifeI have a wife and two head Skin head, me, hate me who love meBeat dead childrenI am the can never breakbrutality, now Everybody gone bad me You victim of police Situation, aggravation Im tired ofme, thrill me Will bein the victim of hate Everybody allegation me prideYoure rapin mekill myYou can never off In the suite, me, Gods sake Jew on the newsOh, for sue me I look toEverybody food its prophecy...Everybody dog do meheaven to fulfill Bang bang,Set kikefree Kick me, me meshot deadEverybodys gone mad me Dont you black or white Skin head, dead head All IAll I wanna say is that wanna say is gone badEverybody thatThey dont really care speculationThey dont really care about usTrepidation, about us All IAll Everybody allegation wanna saysay is thatI wanna is thatThey dont really care on the us us They dont really care about In the suite, about news Everybody dog food Black male, black mail Throw your brother in jail 7. MICHAEL JACKSON"They Dont Care About Us" All I wanna say is that They dont really care about us All I wanna say is that They dont really care about us Tell me what has become of my rights Am I invisible because you ignore me?Your proclamation promised me free liberty, now Im tired of bein the victim of shameTheyre throwing me in a class with a bad nameI cant believe this is the land from which I came You know I really do hate to say it The government dont wanna seeBut if Roosevelt was livinHe wouldnt let this be, no, no 8. MICHAEL JACKSON"They Dont Care About Us" Skin head, dead head Everybody gone bad Situation, speculationEverybody litigationBeat me, bash meYou can never trash meHit me, kick me You can never get meAll I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about usAll I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about usSome things in life they just dont wanna see But if Martin Luther was livinHe wouldnt let this be, no, no 9. MICHAEL JACKSONSkin head, dead head"They Dont Care About Us"Everybody gone badSituation, segregationEverybody allegationIn the suite, on the news Everybody dog foodKick me, strike me Dont you wrong or right meAll I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about usAll I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about us All I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about us All I wanna say is that They dont really care about All I wanna say is thatthey dont really care about All I wanna say is thatThey dont really care about us 10. VOCABULARYTO SUE- a formal accusation against somebody(often in a court of law)TO FULFILL-The policy or practice of separating people odifferent races, classes, or ethnic groups, as ischools, housing, especially as a form ofdiscrimination.sueSPECULATION - institute legal proceedings against; file asuit againstALLEGATION- To bring to an end; completePROCLAMATION- Reasoning based on inconclusiveevidence; conjecture or supposition.SEGREGATION - a formal publicstatement 11. HOMEWORK Find conclusive information aboutFRANKLIN ROOSEVELT andMARTIN LUTHER KING JR.Write an argumentative essay startingfrom the following quote:Racism is mans gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of r Abraham J. Heschel </p>
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