Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Segregation Forever? Black History Month Essay Contest

What: Segregation Forever? Black History Month Essay Contest

Details:  Use the resources below to answer the essay question. You must use the sources provided to support your opinion. You may use additional resources if you like, but you must reference at least two of the sources provided.



Essay Question: Is South Atlanta High School segregated and does it matter?

Resources: 

Resegregation
Marill, Michele Cohen. "Resegregation. (Cover Story)." Atlanta 47.12 (2008): 116-155. MasterFILE Elite. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.

Brown Fades: The End of Court-Ordered School Desegregation and the Resegregation of American Public Schools
Reardon, Sean F., et al. "Brown Fades: The End Of Court-Ordered School Desegregation And The Resegregation Of American Public Schools." Journal Of Policy Analysis & Management 31.4 (2012): 876-904. Business Source Complete. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.

Segregation Now
Hannah-Jones, Nikole. "Segregation Now.." Atlantic 313.4 (2014): 68-81. Literary Reference Center. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.
How the Legacy of Slavery and Racial Composition Shape Public School Enrollment in the American South
Reece, R. L., and H. A. Oconnell. "How the Legacy of Slavery and Racial Composition Shape Public School Enrollment in the American South." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2.1 (2015): 42-57. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.

General Guidelines:
  • MLA Format
  • 500 -750 words
  • Rubric - View and Download Here
  • Bibliography must be included

Prize: Kindle Fire HD6 with Cover

Deadline: February 29th

Submit Essays Online to samediacenter@gmail.com