Policymakers and societal norms interpret the presence of animals in the home and on the street differently for groups along the axes of class and race, even when the motivations for pet keeping are the same. The wide variety of decisions and experiences surrounding pet ownership in the black community reflect the many ways that they have negotiated with belonging and citizenship, negotiating with animals as family members, tools of white supremacy, and markers of respectability.
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Overview of Tour Powerful Black Women in Paris Who is Mary McLeod Bethune? How was Josephine Baker politically active? It’s okay if you don’t know the answer to either of these questions…you’re about to find out! In addition to learning about Mary McLeod Bethune and Josephine Baker, this walking tour will also teach you about… MORE
Required readings: Sanora Babb, Whose Names Are Unknown: A Novel *Photogrammar – Explore Yale University’s 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the US Farm Security Administration (use images from this website for your collaborative Wikipedia assignment) Recommended readings if you are interested in learning more: John Steinbeck, The Harvest Gypsies *George J. Sanchez,… MORE