Video: Youtube (CNN): Who is Black in America?


Themes to look for and ponder:


1. What makes a person black (Africana) in America?
2. Can a person choose her/his own identity?
3. Is being of African ancestry in American different today as compared to the late 20th century? Explain.
4. Some organizations that have historically advocated for the needs and concerns of people of African ancestry were not supportive of this program. What might be some reasons why they disapproved?

Task: answer question #4 in half a page. This assignment is due Tuesday, September 9, 2014.