Collective Identity: tracing black stereotypes over time.Easter homework recap:Research the following stereotypes and repr...
TASK 1Fill each box with information from your classmates about the Coon, Blackface andHottentot Venus stereotypes. Useful...
TASK 2   "How were these representations used as a means of reinforcing white supremacist       hegemony and maintaining s...
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Collective ID easter follow up

  1. 1. Collective Identity: tracing black stereotypes over time.Easter homework recap:Research the following stereotypes and representations:- "Coon"- "Blackface", or minstrelsy as it is also known- "Hottentot Venus"Answer the following questions in a PowerPoint. Address each area separately and indetail.- What are the origins of this representation?- How were these representations used to reinforce white supremacist hegemony andmaintain the status quo after the Emancipation of slaves?- are these representations of black Americans still visible in contemporary Americanmedia?TASK:1. Moving around the room, find as much information as you can about these representations (minimum of 5 pieces of information). 10 minutes.2. Plan and write (with a partner if you arent confident) an answer to the question "how were these representations used as a means of reinforcing white supremacist hegemony and maintaining status quo after the Emancipation of slaves?" One page, address each stereotype separately and in detail. 40 minutes= 10 minutes planning 30 minutes writing. If working in a pair you can consult each other but you must write your own answer.3. Noam Chomsky- the propaganda model. Take notes and fill in the Chomsky section of your Collective ID theory table. Apply to your modern examples of coons, blackface performance and the Hottentot Venus. How are these black artists and celebrities persuaded to conform to these stereotypes?
  2. 2. TASK 1Fill each box with information from your classmates about the Coon, Blackface andHottentot Venus stereotypes. Useful info includes but is not limited to: Origins, datestereotypes first appeared in mainstream media, early performers, defining characteristicsof each stereotype.Also look for any information that can help you answer the short essay question for task 2."THE COON" "BLACKFACE" "HOTTENTOT VENUS"
  3. 3. TASK 2 "How were these representations used as a means of reinforcing white supremacist hegemony and maintaining status quo after the Emancipation of slaves?"NOTES: Address each area separately and in detail. Fill the space.TASK 3Noam Chomsky: use blue book to take notes then fill in theory table.

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