Module 6 Discussi
Read: “Shirley Chisholm and the Style of Multicultural Democracy” (Chapter 5) in City of Islands
: Analyze at least 2 or more speeches by Shirley Chisholm, which you will find as video links listed at the above url. Consider the following questions: How did Chisholm’s identity as a woman, black American, and descendent of immigrants influence her political career? Are there any similarities between President Barack Obama and Chisholm? If Chisholm were alive today, what advice would she give President Obama? What would Chisholm say about the current state of race relations, education, and/ or healthcare in America?
This is a guideline. You may exceed the word count in the guideline below; however, if you choose to exceed the word count you must be sure that you are adding meaningful, concisely written insights.
Ten-Point Discussion POST Rubric
- Up to 5 points for original thought / contribution (Word Count 200; perspective not previously posted)
- Up to 5 points for development of thought ( full explanation, reference specific quotes in reading, pose a new question)
Ten-Point Discussion RESPONSE Rubric
- Up to 5 points for responding to posting of others, which includes timeliness of response, response includes 100 words, response fully engages with previous post by providing specific details about why you agree OR disagree with previous post
- Up to 5 points for response that includes another, original idea and a question