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Dr. Sturm - English 1102


Malcolm X explains the difference between the two movements and their effect on the American civil rights movement.

Raúl Zurita’s Song for His Disappeared Love and Claudia Rankine’s lyrical narrative Citizen explore humanity’s demeanor in separate settings of two cultural negations of callous histories, both illustrating how societal erasures provokes the need for human and civil rights universally. Continue scrolling to further explore the works and how each has effectively integrated both civil and human rights to successfully convey their stories.



by Claudia Rankine

For more supplementary research to further enhance your experience.

Song for His Disappeared Love by Raúl Zurita





Bounty, Wanted. “Forests Of V - The Creek.” 5MODS, 14 Feb. 2016, www.gta5-


“Cargo Container Ship Anchored in Harbor (100 Matches).” Shutterstock,                                                  


“Donquijote.” Military Dictatorship of Chile - Don Quijote, www.donquijote.org/chilean-


Dorfman, Ariel. “I Thought Democracy in Chile Was Safe. Now I See America Falling into the Same              Trap | Ariel Dorfman.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 11 Sept. 2018,                         


“Every Serena Williams Win Comes with a Side of Racism and Sexism.” YouTube, 11 July 2015,                      youtu.be/VF5OdUTT6Ro.

Gucci. “For Gucci Dans Les Rues the Eclectic Gucci Tribe Are Young Dreamers Transported to Paris            in May 1968.” For Gucci Dans Les Rues the Eclectic Gucci Tribe Are Young Dreamers                             Transported to Paris in May 1968. - Gucci Stories, GuccI, 26 Apr. 2018,                                                        www.gucci.com/us/en/st/stories/advertising-campaign/article/pre-fall-2018-shoppable.


Intern. “On Pinochet.” Boston Review, 29 May 2019, bostonreview.net/world/paul-w-kahn-                           pinochet.

Kirby, Ben. “Chile's 9/11: Survivors Recall Horrors of Pinochet Coup, 40 Years On.” CNN, Cable                      News Network, 11 Sept. 2013, www.cnn.com/2013/09/11/world/americas/chile-coup-                     anniversary-40/index.html.

“Malcolm X : Expanding Civil Rights to Human Rights.” YouTube, 3 Oct. 2016,               


Martin, Rex. “Human Rights and Civil Rights.” Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition, vol. 37, no. 4, 1980, pp. 391–403. JSTOR, 


“My Disease Feels Beautiful to Me: On the Work of Raúl Zurita.” The Millions, 25 Sept. 2014,                             themillions.com/2014/09/my-disease-feels-beautiful-to-me-on-the-work-of-raul-     


“Photos: Riots of 1970: A Volatile, Deadly Spring.” The Columbus Dispatch, 5 Oct. 2017,


“Pinochet's Prisoners: Leopoldo's Fight for Justice.” YouTube, 22 June 2017, youtu.be/j8CIFoV6Bjg.

            Poetasdelfindelmundo. “De Antología: 8 Poemas De Raúl Zurita.” PDFDM, 24 Mar. 2018,


Rankine, Claudia. Citizen: an American Lyric. Penguin Books, 2015.

REDRESS. “Pinochet's Prisoners: Leopoldo's Fight for Justice.” YouTube, YouTube, 22 June 2017,


Royster, Jacqueline Jones, and Molly Cochran. “Human Rights and Civil Rights: The Advocacy and

            Activism of African-American Women Writers.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 3,

            2011, pp. 213–230., www.jstor.org/stable/23064464.

Sisario, Ben. “'We Shall Overcome' Verse Not Under Copyright, Judge Rules.” The New York Times,

            The New York Times, 9 Sept. 2017, www.nytimes.com/2017/09/08/business/media/we-


Vaughn, Victor. “Cold War Killer File: Augusto Pinochet.” The Red Phoenix, 11 Sept. 2017,


Y, 92nd Street. “Claudia Rankine Reads from Citizen.” YouTube, YouTube, 24 Dec. 2015,           


Zurita, Raúl. Canto a Su Amor Desaparecido. Action Books, 2010.

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