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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who cuts Cozzens with a razor from Pop Overton's shop in "Blades of Steel"?
(a) Effie.
(b) Roger.
(c) Pop Overton.
(d) Eight-ball.

2. What sentiment is suggested about American Negroes in relation to Negroes in other parts of the world?
(a) They hate other parts of the world.
(b) They desire to go to other parts of the world.
(c) They are worse off in America.
(d) They are better off in America.

3. What is being seen among the heritage of the minorities in "Race Pride"?
(a) A new appreciation of their lives.
(b) A new pride.
(c) A new commitment to bettering their race.
(d) A protection of their race.

4. What does the "old crowd" recommend in "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Radical changes.
(b) Radical measures.
(c) Conservative measures.
(d) Conservative changes.

5. What question is posed in regards to leadership roles of "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Who will take over leadership roles when the old crowd no longer exists.
(b) Who will end the old crowd.
(c) Who will fight for their new ideaology.
(d) Who will become the president.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Africa for the Africans", what does Domingo say about the enslavement of Negroes?

2. Which essay addresses the August 1900 incident?

3. Who says that those participating in the riots were acting out of self-defense?

4. What does the poem, "Poem", say the author has in common with the "little brown boy"?

5. According to Domingo, what are the men of the "New Crowd" filled with?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what Marcus A. Garvey's "Africa for Africans" reasons.

2. What does Helene Johnson's poem "Poem" describe?

3. Describe the question Randolph poses in his essay "A New Crowd - A New Negro".

4. Discuss what Locke questions in "The Legacy of the Ancestral Arts".

5. Describe the beginning and end of "From the Messenger - A Menace to Radicalism".

6. Discuss what happens in Fisher's story "Blades of Steel".

7. Describe how Domingo finds any person ever accused of being involved with race riots in his essay "Race Pride".

8. Describe what Locke says about the "American Negro" in "The New Negro".

9. Describe Randolph's description of how the "new crowd" should behave in his essay "A New Crowd - A New Negro".

10. Discuss what Wallace Thurman's editorial discusses about magazines aimed at Negroes.

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