Look in your local newspaper or archives for an article that involves some aspect of the book and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the book.
Write to the Author
Write a letter to the author discussing the themes and ideas presented in Citizen: An American Lyric. How did the book affect you? What questions might you ask the author?
Read one of the cited works from Citizen: An American Lyric and write an essay discussing common or contrasting themes and ideas from the work.
Keep a diary during the course of study of the book discussing your thoughts on the work and your experiences regarding race and race relations in your own life.
Cast a Film
Imagine you are a casting director and are casting a film based on...
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