Essay Topic 1
Define "microagression" and discuss how this term applies to Citizen: An American Lyric. Who coined this term? How does it apply in the different scenarios presented by the author? What are your experiences with microagressions?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the scenarios presented by the author in Chapter 1. What are the different "characters" presented by the narrator? What do these characters experience? How do their experiences affect them?
Essay Topic 3
Define and discuss "affirmative action" and how it is applied in the book. When was affirmative action introduced in the United States? How did it change race relations? How did it impact the quality of life for African Americans?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the experiences of Serena Williams described in the text. What were the obstacles that Serena Williams faced? How did Serena Williams cope with those obstacles? Why does the author use Serena Williams as an...
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