The Black Body
How this object is viewed and treated by white American society is the primary focus of the author's memoir.
This metaphorical term is used to describe the personal philosophy and culture of the students of Howard University.
This metaphorical term is used ironically to describe how the push for material success in America is unattainable for a majority of its black citizens.
This very organization created to protect American citizens is often accused of targeting black citizens because of the color of their skin.
An item of discipline, this object instilled the author with a sense of fear as a child and shaped his role as a black adult.
Seen as pointless by the author as a child, the author now states that this symbolizes the potential for success for future black Americans.
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