From Slave Ship to Freedom Road Topics for Discussion

Julius Lester
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1. Complete "Imagination Exercise One: For White People" on page 10 of From Slave Ship to Freedom Road.

2. Complete "Imagination Exercise Two: For African Americans" on page 15.

3. Complete "Imagination Exercise Three: For Whites and Blacks" on page 22.

4. On page 28, Lester addresses the concept of what it means to be human.

What does it mean to be human?

5. How do you respond to people different from yourself?

6. Are you willing to protect the rights of all peoples under just laws that provide for equal treatment of people? What are you willing to risk or sacrifice to protect those rights?

7. Would you risk going to jail for someone you do not know?

8. Choose a painting and the text accompanying it. How do the two work together to better inform the reader?

9. Read the conversation on page 28 between slave and master. Is the master really sorry? Explain your answer...

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