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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "Civic Pride," Sister Mukumbu teaches the students about their rights and how to protect their rights against whom?
2. The planned Black Panther rally is to have a park named after whom?
3. What word from "Eating Crow" means bewildered?
4. What word from the novel means municipal?
5. Where was Bobby Hutton born?
Short Essay Questions
1. What rule are the sisters breaking by cleaning Cecile's kitchen in "I Birthed a Nation"?
2. What do Delphine and her peers learn about Bobby Hutton in "Rally for Bobby"?
3. How is the theme of counterculture explored in "Wish We Had a Camera"?
4. What poem has Vonetta decided to recite in "Itsy Bitsy Spider"? What does Cecile remark about the poem?
5. How has Cecile's behavior toward Delphine changed in "Movable Type"?
6. What leads Delphine to go to Safeway in "Big Red S"?
7. What is revealed about Hirohito's character in "China Who"?
8. What is signified by the sisters cleaning Cecile's kitchen in "I Birthed a Nation"?
9. What does Sister Mukumbu teach the class in "Civic Pride"?
10. What does the title of "Movable Type" refer to in the narrative?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are Delphine's experiences like when staying at the Woods' home? How do Delphine's experiences there differ from her experiences staying with Cecile? How are Delphine and her sisters treated by Hirohito and Mrs. Woods?
Essay Topic 2
Who was Huey Newton and what was the "Free Huey" campaign about? Why was Newton arrested? Why does Big Ma believe he deserves to stay in jail? Who do you believe is right?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the settings of Brooklyn, New York, and Oakland, California in 1968. What differences do the Gaither sisters find in their new environment? How do the people differ in these settings? How does the culture differ?
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