Think about the eye-color experiment conducted by Jane Elliot (A Class Divided). There were a number of outcomes such as educational performance, the quick division into us/them groups, as well as changes in the use of language.
What is our reaction to this arbitrary division of people into dichotomous categories? What do these outcomes tell us about construction and race? Why are the adults so belligerent? Terms to understand and use for Module 2:conventional wisdom, post-racial, racial projects, colorblindness (proscriptive and descriptive), institutional racism, Civil Rights, segregation, active racism, passive racism