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The Halloween Swing - Asynchronous Part

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Limited Preparation Prompts

Halloween Swing 2020-ACT I 

Impromptu Quotations


“We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

Bayard Rustin   (buy-erd  russ-tin)


“Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.” 

Nikki Giovanni   (nick-ee  gee-uh-von-ee)


Halloween Swing 2020-Act I 

Extemp Questions:

Set 1 - 

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate effect on low-income communities. What pre-existing policy is most substantially responsible for this?


Is California’s Reparations Task Force a model other states should follow?


Politics aside, should the next round of stimulus legislation prioritize checks to individual Americans?


Set - 2

Twitter blocked a recent New York Post article covering supposed emails from Hunter Biden citing its hacked material policy. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has since said this was a mistake. Is he right?


Politics aside, is Trump’s “Platinum Plan” a model for policy to improve the lives of Black Americans?


What, if anything, can be done to calm rising tension and threats of unrest surrounding the election?


Set - 3

If the United States were to adopt another country’s plan for COVID-19 social guidelines, which country should we mimic and why?


Who, if anyone, has developed the best model so far for defunding police?


How will the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Trump Administration’s ban on Transgender Military Personnel impact the fight for trans-equality in the U.S.?

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