race-in-america-essay-easy

Book will be provided once session begins. Grading Rubric is provided below.

Using your book and outside sources compare and contrast society’s response the current “opioid crisis” and the “crack epidemic” of the 1980s and 90s.

Through the lens of race and racism, focus on the way in which the government, law enforcement and the media have framed and treated both crises. In order to do this effectively you must:

1. Use and define theories and concepts from the book.

2. Summarize the current “opioid crisis” and the “crack epidemic” of the 1980s and 90s. Through the lens of race and racism, make sure you focus on the way in which the government, law enforcement and the media have framed and treated both crises (using at least three sources).

3. Relate the theoretical perspectives to the crises.

4. Make sure you include both an introduction and a concluding paragraph that ties all the paper together.

You should research the issue thoroughly using multiple sources (minimum of three) and use your book to define the theoretical approaches.

Make sure you cite your sources and create a bibliography ASA style. If you have any doubts or questions about how to properly acknowledge or cite please use the PDF attached to help.

**Grading Rubric:**

Followed the mechanics of the paper 5 pts. ______

The paper is no more than (three) pages, double-spaced, 12 pt. times new roman font, with one-inch margins. (not including the bibliography). You have proper Grammar and sentence structure.

Question #1 10 pts. ______

Question #2 10 pts. ______

Question #3 10 pts. ______

Question #4 5 pts. ______

Make sure you use your book (mandatory) and outside sources to summarize the issue.

10 pts. ______

Subtotal ________

Improper citing (you can only lose point here) -15 pts. ______