Friday, February 6, 2015

Friday February 6, 2015

Today, we move into the next set of articles. 

Vershawn Ashanti Young- Prelude "Your Average Nigga"
Audre Lorde- “Transformation of Silence into Language and Action.”

Today we are preparing for the reading. 

Day 8- Quickwrite

How do cultural expectations (social, family, heritage, etc.) effect who we are, how we behave and how we communicate?

*We have talked specifically about sex and gender in the past few weeks- BUT- this question can take you in many directions. Let it go where it will go. Free Write. I'm thinking overal behavior within social groups.

Watch: PBS Independent Lese: Hip Hop Beyond Beats and Rhymes 2007

You may want to finish this on your own at home. 

Homework: Read the Vershawn Ashanti Young Article

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