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Topic 1

How much does the narrator care about elevating the status of Blacks and how much does he care about personal glory? Are the two mutually exclusive? If he were to help advance the Black cause solely for personal gain, does that lessen the good he would have done?

Topic 2

What are your thoughts about the narrator’s decision to disown his Black heritage? What would you have done if you were in his shoes? What do you make of his feeling shame of his race after seeing a Black man burned? How much does shame influence his decisions?

Topic 3

What do you think the narrator’s biggest passion was? To play music? To make the Black race proud? To be admired by many? Why do you think so?

Topic 4

The narrator’s friend “Shiny” is referenced in three integral parts of the narrator’s life? Why...

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