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