Part 2

Part 1: For Unit Three, we studied the Prison-Industrial complex, as it represents an institution linking race, domination, history, and capital exploitation. In order to synthesize this material, I would like you to write a 2-3 page essay in response to the following question: What is the primary function of prisons in the United-States? In your response, please draw upon the lecture materials and the readings. You do not need to do outside research. DIFFERENT MIRROR A History Of Multicultural America Text. Part 2: pick an event from our Racial History of the United States (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.timeline to “Wakanda”, or imagine how U.S. Society would be different if this event had not happened or happened differently. After reviewing the timeline, please pick an event that you would like to “re-imagine” in this way. Post your choice below and share 3-4 sentences about why you chose it, and why you think it significant to the racial landscape of this country. This is the event: 1605 Arrival of the English settlers on their ships (1605). Native Americans were wowed by the strangers who seemed much more advanced than them. The moment is important because had the natives reacted differently, racialization of savagery would probably not have occurred.

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