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**  Homework Questions ** (See Part Two   Part Three )

Claude McKay (1889-1948)
"America" (1921)
135:

"If We Must Die" (1919) 
136:
Jean Toomer (1894-1967)
"Song of the Son" (1922) 
137:
Other Discussion Questions:
"America" "Song of the Son"
Part Two:
Homework Questions:

Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" (1921) 
See Video 

129:

"Harlem" (1951) 

Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
"Still I Rise"(1978) 
See Video 
Other Discussion Questions:
"Harlem" (1951)  Angelou:
Part Three (optional):
Discussion Questions:

Countee Cullen (1903-1946)

"Yet Do I Marvel" 
Mari Evans (1923- )
183: "I Am a Black Woman" 
184:

Other Poets/Poems to Consider:
Countee Cullen
"Incident"
169:
Sterling Brown (1901-1989)
152: "Strong Men"
154: 155:
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
140: "Sympathy"
142: "We Wear the Mask"
143:
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)
"The Mother"
181: "We Real Cool" (1966)
182:

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