Answer these questions (each one in different paragraph) 1. How have you been influenced to see different racial groups? \n2.
How have you been influenced to think that America is a meritocracy? \n3. How is racism manifested in institutions and
structures? Locate one online newspaper or journal article that addresses institutional or structural racism (schools,
courts/criminal activity, housing, banking, medicine, employment/unions, media, marketing). Share the link with the class.\n4.
Let’s focus on racism within schools. Describe how it affects students’ educational opportunities and especially their access to
high quality literacy instruction