Institutional Racism: Levittown, PA and Today

Remember this?

What is institutional racism?

Roughly, institutional racism is a "form of racism expressed in the practice of social and political institutions, as distinct from racism by inviduals or informal social groups"(2016).

Let's analyze the primary source for rhetoric...

  • What is the rhetorical situation?
  • Who is the author/speaker?
  • What is their intention in speaking?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • What is the content of the message?
  • What is the form in which it is conveyed?

What are some modern-day sources (from the past 3-5 years) we could consider for a comparative analysis?