Let’s bring some voices of the oppressed into our curriculum in this discussion. First, read the chapter. Read the poem by Langston Hughes. The Weary Blues.jpg.pdf The Weary Blues.jpg.pdf – Alternative Formats Listen the song called, Winter in America by Brian Jackson and Gil Scot-Heron. https://youtu.be/m2zKdIcOV5sRead the poem by Gail Tremblay, Indian Singing in 20th Century America. Singing Indian Read Talking Back to Columbus – Teaching for Justice and Hope by Bill Bigelow Talking Back to Columbus Now, hopefully those works motivated and enlightened you.
- Find song lyrics or a poem written by a person from a culture that has been oppressed anywhere in the world.
- Post it in discussion #2 (5 points)
- Write why you like the poem or song. Now go read other posts and comment on two classmates’ posts. (5 points)