hat did the children’s body language indicate about the impact of discrimination?
What did the children’s body language indicate about the impact of discrimination?
How did the negative and positive labels placed on a group become self-fulfilling prophecies?
In the prison seminar, one of the white women asserts that all people face some kind of discrimination. Another woman challenges her, claiming that whites can’t really know what it’s like to face discrimination every minute of every day
. What do you think?
Both Elliott and her former students talk about whether or not this exercise should be done with all children. What do you think?
If the exercise could be harmful to children, as Elliott suggests, what do you think actual discrimination might do?