Where We Stand: Class Matters Topics for Discussion

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What was Bell's childhood like? How can Bell's grandmother, Baba, be characterized? What influence did she have on Bell?

What were Bell's parents' views on money and luxuries? How did Bell's mother convince her that she didn't really want the yellow dress she asked for? What lingering effect did this kind of manipulation have on Bell?

What was "resource sharing," which was practiced in Bell's community during her childhood? How does that relate to the redistribution of wealth which Bell refers to as the answer to capitalistic oppression and elite classism?

What did Bell experience at Stanford relative to classism? What surprised Bell about some of the elite white students she encountered there?

How did racism among the white classes ultimately impact the poor blacks? Why did poor whites of the south abuse poor blacks? Why did upper-class whites not speak out against this...

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