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Starbucks: A Non-participant Observation (Discussion Post #4 – Folake Famuyiwa)

I’ve decided to conduct my non-participant observation in a local Starbucks café. As I walked through the door I noticed that the majority of people had laptops and paperwork. Using Starbucks as a calm environment to get work done. It was about 6 PM, and the employees were too busy preparing for closing to acknowledge Read more about Starbucks: A Non-participant Observation (Discussion Post #4 – Folake Famuyiwa)[…]

Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” – Folake Famuyiwa

Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” In the article, Mathis reels the reader in by describing the deeper meaning suggested behind the use of a mononym. She carefully connects this to Solange and how her usage of a mononym is reflective of her distinctive influence as an artist. These clever connections are just one Read more about Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” – Folake Famuyiwa[…]

Baldwin Response – Folake Famuyiwa

In Baldwin’s article, “A Report from Occupied Territory”, he gives the reader an insider perspective on police brutality in New York, specifically in his own neighborhood, and the race riots of 1964. Baldwin uses anecdotal evidence to give the reader cultural information to better understand the power dynamics between the police offers and the ‘American Read more about Baldwin Response – Folake Famuyiwa[…]

MLK Summary & Analysis

In Martin Luther King’s speech, “The Role of the Behavioral Scientist in the Civil Rights Movement”, King discusses how social scientists should conduct more studies in order to spread awareness on the multitude of complexities regarding the civil rights movement’s effects on the African-American psyche. Besides aiding African-American’s pursuit of equality, King mentions how sociologists Read more about MLK Summary & Analysis[…]

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