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Honors 101 Class Activity Social Justice 2016: Home


Read the abstract of the article and look over the rest as needed. Respond to the following questions in your small groups.

"It's Simply Because We're Black Men:" Black Men's Experiences and Responses to the Killing of Black Men

  1. What seems to be the main purpose of the article? How does it contribute to the development of new knowledge? What kinds of research questions does it address?
  2. How can you tell that this is an academic source? Is it a primary source or a secondary source?
  3. What academic fields might be interested in the issues raised in the article? Think broadly about the possibilities.
  4. If you wanted to find additional sources to explore the issues raised in the article, what kinds of key words would you use in a search engine or library database? List as many as you can.


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