This week we move on to the our last book of the semester, the autobiography of Assata Shakur
Announcement: Remember that papers are due Tuesday, 11/25 by email. Again, the assignment sheet lives on the Assignments page. I’ll also be adding another option for extra credit. Extra credit assignment options are now posted on the assignments page..
For Tuesday 11/25, read the first 70 pages (chapters 1-3) of Assata: An Autobiography. Be sure to read the foreward by Angela Davis and Lennox Hinds. Also make sure to pay attention to the various poems she includes in the story on pages 1,17,44, and 62.
Questions to think about:
Extra: Listen to “A Song for Assata” by Common, from his 2000 Like Water for Chocolate release, featuring CeeLo Green.
Thursday, November 27th we do not meet because of the holiday. Enjoy your break.