Epoch Academy

EDCT 5735 | EDUU 9307: White Rage - Book Study

Price: $50.00

Instructor: Dr. Nancy Dome

Credits: 1 | Schedule: 4 weeks

What You Will Learn

In this study, we will discuss Carol Anderson’s book White Rage in which she links the historical flashpoints when social progress for African Americans was countered by deliberate and cleverly crafted opposition, pulling back the veil that has long covered actions made in the name of protecting democracy, fiscal responsibility, or protection against fraud, rendering visible the long lineage of white rage.

Introduction: Who Am I?


  • Discussion: Personal Introduction

Module 1: Prologue - Kindling


What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: Individual vs. Systemic Racism
  • Read: Prologue-Kindling
  • Discussion: Scapegoating America's Race Issues

Module 2: Chapter 1 - Reconstructing Reconstruction

What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: Who Tells The Story of History?
  • Read: Chapters 1-Reconstructing Reconstruction
  • Discussion: The Myth Of 40 Acres and a Mule
  • Optional Reading: The Black Codes

Module 3: Chapter 2 - Derailing the Great Migration


What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: Art of the Great Migration
  • Read:Chapter2-Derailing the Great Migration
  • Discussion: The Courage To Leave
  • Optional Reading: After Nearly 100 Years, Great Migration Begins Reversal

Module 4: Chapter 3 - Burning Brown To The Ground

What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: The systemic fight against Brown
  • Read:Chapter 3 - Burning Brown To The Ground
  • Discussion: Is education still separate and unequal?
  • Optional Reading: The City That Believed in Desegregation

Module 5: Chapter 4 - Rolling Back Civil Rights

What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: The half not told
  • Read: Chapter 5 - Rolling Back Civil Rights
  • Discussion: The New Face of Jim Crow
  • Optional Reading: Despite Killen's Conviction, Justice Unresolved...

Module 6: Chapter 5 - How To Unelect A Black President

What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection: The Myth of Black Male Exceptionalism
  • Read: Chapter 5 How to Unelect a Black President.
  • Discussion: Racism in Post-Racial America
  • Optional Reading: The Rutgers Professor

Conclusions/Final Steps:

What You’ll Learn

  • Assignment: #1 Call To Action
  • White Rage: Final Course Quiz
  • Course Evaluation


NOTE: This course section is specifically for individuals seeking graduate units through Seattle Pacific University (SPU) or Brandman University (BU). There are graded assignments due in order to receive credit. Students seeking units must register directly with SPU or BU and pay required fees which are separate from the fee to take this course.Books are not provided by Epoch Education and may need to be purchased separately. Please check with the University.

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