If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel Topics for Discussion

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Discuss the questions posed in the quote from p. x of the introductions. Expand your discussions from focus solely on "blackness" to a wider focus on being any sort of so-called "minority" - non-Caucasian, non-Christian, non-heterosexual, non-male.

In your opinion, are Robert Jones's beliefs about the innate and inhibiting racism at the core of American society cynical or realistic? Explain your answer.

Discuss the parallels and differences between the oppression experienced by Robert Jones and other forms of minority oppression (inflicted upon, for example, women, Aboriginals, the poor, homosexuals, etc).

Do you agree with Alice's contention that the way to prosperity is to achieve it within the boundaries of segregation? Do you believe in creating change from within the system rather than from without? Why or why not?

Discuss the metaphorical implications of Alice's continued attention to her makeup. What, for example, is the implication when she...

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