Dec 02, 2022  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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SLD 103 - Post-Racial America: Challenges & Opportunities

4 Credit(s)

This course is designed to examine the current state of race relations and discourse on race in America in a "Post Civil Rights Era" environment. The course will examine the societal issues facing African Americans, Latinos/Latinas, Native Americans and other underrepresented minority populations.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the major issues facing African Americans/ Blacks and other underrepresented minority groups.  Students will learn about the underlying causes of racial disparity that contribute to social and political inequities.
  2. Analyze the issues of healthcare, public education, the criminal justice system, affordable housing, economic, environment, and technology.
  3. Demonstrate a critical interdisciplinary awareness of the policies and laws that contribute to racial disparity and division.
  4. Identify strategies, policies, and specific actions to address the issues causing racial division.
  5. Engage in classroom discussions and write essays of critical analysis of the major problems facing African Americans and other underrepresented minority groups.  Students will be able to identify the impact of race and racism on the overall society.



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