Identity: What do these stories show about the experience of being African American? What other words might the individuals here use to describe themselves? What experiences do you share with individuals in this collection?
Diversity: How are the individuals in this collection different from each other? What successes and challenges are unique to people in this group? What perspectives are missing from this collection?
Justice: What are some challenges that affect individuals in this group that others might have a hard time understanding? What do you think others can do to understand the challenges these individuals face? What are some assumptions that people might make about individuals who identify with this group? How might stereotypes negatively affect individuals who identify with this group?
Action: What can communities do to support individuals in this group? What can you do?