AbstractThis resource details an assignment that accompanies Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s Racism without Racists, a foundational text on race and racism used in many sociology classrooms today. This text can feel theoretical at times, so one way to further solidify students’ understanding is to challenge them to use Bonilla-Silva’s theoretical concepts to analyze...
- Subject Area(s):
- Race, Class and Gender
- Resource Type(s):
- Class Level(s):
- College 300
- Class Size(s):
Usage NotesWorking in groups, students responded to different real-world manifestations of color-blind racism in an approximately five-minute video. They had to summarize their assigned video/reading, correctly identify and describe the color-blind racism they witnessed, and then offer a sociological response grounded in class materials. Students shared their final...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- To correctly recognize and explain manifestations of color-blind racism
- To use sociological concepts to challenge color-blind racism
- To practice building on others’ sociological insights
- Students record a video summarizing and critiquing an everyday moment of color-blind racism
- Students leave comments on other videos to demonstrate their own sociological thinking