Write Your Own Op-Ed Piece / Rebuttal: The essay below, authored by a right-wing American lawyer, was published in a California newspaper in September 2020. You have been asked to submit a rebuttal to this post, contradicting Arend’s reasoning and asserting that systemic racism is real, not made up. The editor of the op-ed page has requested an essay of roughly the same length (600 words). A Works Cited list is not required for an op-ed piece. “The Myth of ‘Systemic Racism,’” by Christopher Arend, to read and refute.

Essay 1: Editor’s Request: Write Your Own Op-Ed Piece / Rebuttal: The essay below, authored by a right-wing American lawyer, was published in a California newspaper in September 2020. You have been asked to submit a rebuttal to this post, contradicting Arend’s reasoning and asserting that systemic racism is real, not made up. The editor of the op-ed page has requested an essay of roughly the same length (600 words). A Works Cited list is not required for an op-ed piece. “The Myth of ‘Systemic Racism,’” by Christopher Arend, to read and refute.
Essay2: Prepare an article for publication in a special issue: You’ve been contacted by the editors of Women’s Day magazine, who have asked you to contribute an essay for a special edition of the magazine dedicated to Black History Month. In around 600 words (no Works Cited list), here’s what they’ve requested for: In terms of achievements made for African Americans and women in fiction and nonfiction, compare (use the compare and contrast rhetoric mode) the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. What was the difference between the two? Is there a common ground between the two movements? Did the two movements work in tandem or in opposition to one another? Give your audience some examples.