1). Discussion topic:-
“The Trouble with Diversity” by Walter Benn Michaels and
“Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not be Tweeted” by Malcomlm Gladwell.
Prompt: Based off what you have read as well as what you see going on globally, what is needed to have a successful voice in changing political views/laws/agendas?
Only pick one of the following topics:
TOPIC #1: Should there be standardized testing for students in grades 3rd-8th in public schools?
TOPIC #2: Recently the news has been filled with cases of women calling out men for sexual
abuse/misconduct. Is society’s “open” view towards sexuality more to blame for this than people are
willing to admit?
Topic #3: A growing number of African-Americans are describing the American Welfare System as the
modern day equivalent to plantation slavery. Is this an accurate comparison?
Topic #4: Do modern TV shows do an accurate job of realistically portraying American families?