Choose one of the following questions:
Share your thoughts about the approaches of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Do you agree or disagree with their respective philosophies? Why?
Explain why it is important for female writers to explore the topics of abuse, race, and identity in their writing. Select two of the following authors found in this unit: Walker, Morrison, and Smith.
In The Tides That Bind, Bread tried to better his life after his release from prison. Discuss how his example defies negative stereotypes about black men and how the messages contained in “The Message” and “Sound of Da Police” may have informed Bread’s reality.