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Definition Dance Anti-Racist Assignment


Even the most common terms related to race spark confusion, controversy, and can even provoke hostility. Shared understanding is essential to communication, yet language and definitions are abstract, ambiguous, and evolving. Coming to shared understandings of core ideas is essential to constructive dialog about race. This assignment is intended to illustrate that meaning must be negotiated, not automatically inferred, and that our biases and egocentric assumptions often get in the way of productive dialog. Furthermore, this assignment highlights an appreciation for empathy and the need for diverse and credible evidence to support key definitions, which are essential to developing compelling arguments.
General assignment with elements of public speaking, research, group work, and discussion
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