Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For your Discussion Board and Individual Project assignments, you will be required to watch the movie Remember the Titans, which was released in 2000 and directed by Boaz Yakin. Click hereto purchase the movie with your gift card by selecting “Redeem a gift card or promotion code.”
- There were a number of diversity issues identified in this movie. Focus on Coach Boone’s efforts to bring the team together as one unit; early in the movie, he ‘assigns seats’ on the bus, as an example. Consider the various challenges Coach faced in building a team in the face of generations of racial segregation in Virginia.
- Were the coach’s decisions to force the team’s engagement appropriate?
- Would you have done anything differently in getting the team to embrace their differences? o Also, consider the transition from the football camp to returning to the community. Could the team captains have made any different decisions to bring the team together? Support your answers.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. In responding to your classmates, engage them by challenging their thoughts or bringing additional perspectives to their comments. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?
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