Address the following for this discussion:
• How do the expectations of women differ from those of men?
• Where do these expectations of women in our culture come from?
Include ways in which gender stereotypes and sexism influence the way women are perceived and treated in society. Support your response with information from the Killing Us Softly 4 video (linked in Resources) as well as course readings.
View the video Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women.
Discussion #2…Black Lives Matter Organization
Is Black Lives Matter an effective civil rights organization? Why or why not? Support your response with this week’s readings from your Taking Sides text as well as at least two scholarly journal articles published within the past 5 years.
Taking Sides text to read the following:
• “Is Black Lives Matter an Effective Civil Rights Organization?” pages 247–259.