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English 110 - Bryan - Umoja: Home

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in the Umoja section of English 110 with Prof. Bonny Bryan.

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Your Assignment

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Research Assignment

You will work on several assignments that will result in a 1500- 1800 word (5-6 page) research essay. You will identify an issue related to When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and write an argumentative essay in which you analyze and take a stand on this issue. You will cite from a total of four to six sources, including Patrisse Khan-Cullors' memoir and three to five sources from the SBCC Library databases.

Getting Started

The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, contact the Writing Center in the Cartwright Learning Resources Center (CLRC). The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring and a variety of helpful support materials.

SBCC Reads Fall 2018: When They Call You A Terrorist

This fall's SBCC Reads book is When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir! Co-author Patrisse Khan-Cullors will be at SBCC on November 15, 2018 to deliver the Annual Leonardo Dorantes Lecture. See the SBCC Reads 2018 Fall research guide for more information and links to related resources.

Guide Creator

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Ellen Carey
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