Describe some of the systemic arrangements that affected Clyde Ross through his life. What are the significance of these arrangements for producing broadscale racial inequality. What were the demands of the ‘Contract Buyers League’? What were their demands in response

Stereotyping, Prejudice & Discrimination Class- A case for reparations
Below is a link to where you will go read “The Case for Reparations” in order to complete first half of assignment
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/
Reading and Lecture Guide Questions – Sociocultural Approach
The Case for Reparations
These questions can be answered as you’re reading.
Describe some of the systemic arrangements that affected Clyde Ross through his life. What are the significance of these arrangements for producing broadscale racial inequality.
What were the demands of the ‘Contract Buyers League’? What were their demands in response to? What was the result of these demands?
Describe the disparities that exist when making a community-level comparisons in Chicago. How do disparity trends generalize across the country?
What were some early examples of making reparations for slavery? What were some of the early justifications for and against making reparations?
Describe the rationale behind HR 40, the Commission to Study Reparations Proposals for African Americans Act. Why does the author suggest it has never been brought to the House floor for a vote?
How did color, not class, become the defining feature of the development of slavery in the early English colony?
What was the significance of slavery for American economic development? Why was it so taboo to argue for the end of slavery?
How was terrorism used in the reconstruction era to intimidate African American populations?
How did progressive federal policies like the New Deal and the GI Bill leave black people out of the social safety net? What about real estate practices?
What was the role of white community members in Chicago in maintaining segregated neighborhoods during the 1940s and 50s?
How did these systemic discriminatory and predatory policies impact the outlook of African Americans who were targeted?
Explain the author’s point that “adhering to middle-class norms has never shielded black people from plunder”.
Identify some of the policies that have been thought of as corrections to racial inequality. What has been the legacy of these policies into the present day, according to the author?
What is President Johnson’s meaning when he suggested “Negro poverty is not white poverty.”?
What does the author mean by reparations? In what ways would this benefit the country, according to him?
Sociocultural Approach lecture
These questions can be answered while listening to the lecture.
What is the broader context for the sociocultural approach? Why is it important to situate the psychological study of social oppression within this broader context? How does this relate to last week’s Podcast lecture?
Explain the sociocultural approach in general terms. Try use a concrete example from The Case for Reparations to further clarify.
What is the prevailing understanding of racism? How does this change when we use the sociocultural approach?
How do the theses found in Diangelo’s (2018) White Fragility reading to this point echo the sociocultural approach?
Summarize the overall message of the sociocultural approach offered in the ‘Final Points’.