Explain why it is important for female writers to explore the topics of abuse, race, and identity in their writing.

Your initial post must be a minimum of 150 words. Your response to your classmate must be a minimum of 75 words.

**You are encouraged to respond to more than one peer, but your primary peer response must meet the word count.

Choose one of the following questions:

  1. Share your thoughts about the approaches of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Do you agree or disagree with their respective philosophies? Why?
  2. Explain why it is important for female writers to explore the topics of abuse, race, and identity in their writing. Please select two of the following authors found in this unit: Walker, Morrison, and Smith.
  3. 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.

https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/americon-vid-martin-luther-king-jr/video/#.W3Rb1bonZhE

https://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/1073/Morrison_recitatifessay.doc.pdf

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