Understanding race and racism

Understand race and racism  Using at least 3 of the assigned works and write a essay on the selected movement/time period – The Abolition Movement and discuss how the authors of that movement/time period, and the movement itself, had an effect on how we understand race and racism. Sources: Douglass, Frederick. “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Douglass, Frederick. “Letter to His Old Master” Jacobs, Harriet [as Linda Brent]. Incidents in the Life of a slave Girl. Edited by Lydia Maria Child. Boston: Published for the Author, 1861. Evaluation Criteria:  MLA style – Header, Times New Roman 12 pt. font, Double-spaced  MLA Source Usage – Works Cited page and correct in-text citations  1000 word minimum (Does NOT include header or works cited page)  At least 3 primary sources and at least 2 secondary sources (from the library databases)  Use third person academic voice – no first person (I, me, my, we, our, us) or second person (you, your)  Use direct quotes as well as paraphrases