The Invention of RaceDescriptionBOOK: Fatal Inventions by Dorothy Roberts
Please Focus on Preface, Chapter 1-5 (pp. ix to 122)1-2 (typed, double-spaced) pages, drawn from specific prompts.
Consideration for writing the response paper.
Please cite prompts from the book.
1. Choose a paragraph or passage that has significance to the text and provide a close reading of it. (Please Focus on Chapter 1-5 (pp. ix to 122). Type the passage out in full at the start of your paper (not included in the essay word count). Why did you choose it? How does it relate to the rest of the reading, and/or book? What did the author mean, and what meaning do you take from it? What evidence do you have for your viewpoints?
Pick a passage from one of the chapters provided.…………………….Answer Preview………………..
“It is virtually impossible to pass a day in the United States without making use of race. Race is the main characteristic most Americans use to classify each other. It is the first or second thing we notice about a stranger we pass on the street or a new acquaintance approaching to shake our hand. Race determines which church most Americans attend, where they buy a house, the persons they choose to marry, whom they vote for, and the music they listen to. Race rears up every time a police officer is shot or an unarmed suspect is shot by the police. Yet most Americans are hard-pressed……………………APA569 Words Added to cart