Saturday, October 17, 2009

Thursday we reviewed the Be-Verb essay and postponed the presentations to Monday, October 19. Continue in SPHE. There is no class Tuesday, October 20, 2009 (Staff Inservice throughout the District).

The Be-Verb essay is due Monday, October 19. Some students had to redo the introduction; please attach the new introduction to the top of the essay I told you to keep Thursday. Give everything to me Monday, October 19.

Some students gave me their scenes, many didn't. Please give me your scripts and I will post a link for you to post them. Please make your comments to student presentations in the place established already. Each student should have summaries for each chapter in Dyson. You can give this to me also on Wednesday/Thursday.

We will start Evolution of a Revolutionary next week, bring to class Wednesday/Thursday, October 28/29.

Wednesday, October 21, Robert Hillary King, author of From the Bottom of the Heap: The Story of Black Panther Robert Hillary King will present to students in a few of my classes: English 201, 8-8:50 AM, L-202E, English 1A, 11-11:50 AM, B-205, and English 201, A-200, 1-2:50 PM (we'll show a short film about King in this class). You are welcome to join us at any or all the presentations. He knows Afeni Shakur and is active in the Prison Abolition Movement, particularly re: the Angola 3. He will speak about literary, and also share his experiences in the Black Panther Party which he joined behind bars at Angola State Prison where he served 31 years, 29 in solitary confinement.

He is visiting from Austin, Texas, for the Black Panther Party Book Fair, Saturday, October 24, and other events next week.

Be on time.

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