I’m working on a african studies writing question and need a sample draft to help me learn.
Write a 4-5 page essay on the following topic using at least 5 academic sources. At least 3 sources should be from outside of class. Please use scholarly works such as books, book chapters and academic journals. I encourage you to use the BC library website where you can find electronic versions of books, chapters and academic journals. https://library.brooklyn.cuny.edu/resources/
At the start of the 20th century, W.E.B. Du Bois said that the problem of the century was that of the “color line.” How did African American politics in the 20th century address the race problem? In your essay, you can also consider whether or Du Bois’ position is still relevant today.
* Your argument must be presented in an organized manner – including both an introduction and conclusion and a clear thesis statement. Beware of Plagiarism! Identify all sources using either parenthetical citations or footnotes. If you quote sources in your paper, please do so accurately.
*Times New Roman 12pt font
*Chicago Style footnotes/endnotes
A helpful website on citations: https://pitt.libguides.com/citationhelp/chicago