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Title

The Lottery

Type

Reading

Overview

First published in the June 26, 1948 issue of The New Yorker, “The Lottery” is a short story written by American author Shirley Jackson and is widely considered to be…

Title

Students of Mixed Races Sitting Together

Type

Image

Overview

Eliot Elisofon's photograph, “Students of Mixed Races Sitting Together” was featured in Life magazine on January 1, 1948. The photograph depicts students of Japanese, Puerto Rican, Filipino, Hawaiian, Chinese, Korean,…

Title

Student Leaders - Linking Happiness and Exploitation

Summary

The discussion went well and participants were able to make the connection between happiness and exploitation. One aspect of the story that the participants identified with was the action of…