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Imagine you are a Black student at the University of Tennesee at Knoxville, fully aware of the struggles of your ancestors in America. Now imagine that your White professor teaching the class ” Sociology of the Family” gives an exam that includes the following question: Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that: A)…

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University of Knoxville Tennessee student Kayla Parker had a question about a question on an exam. Judy Morelock, a lecturer in the department of sociology posed this question. Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that: A) Family ties weren’t important in African cultures where the slaves’ ancestors originated; consequently, family bonds were never…

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