1. Alain Locke- famous artist and Harlem Renaissance thinker- believed the art could be a solution for African Americans to achieve racial equality. After watching the documentary- Against All Odds- d
1. Alain Locke, famous artist and Harlem Renaissance thinker, believed the art could be a solution for African Americans to achieve racial equality. After watching the documentary, Against All Odds, do you agree with this assertion? Provide examples from the film that might support or complicate this idea. Your response should be between 100-125 words.
2. In her NPR interview, scholar Isabella Wilkerson provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans migrating from the South to the Urban. Why did Black Americans leaving the plantation south? And what kinds of experiences did African Americans have while adjusting to life in the north? Please provide examples from the interview. Your Response should be between 100-125 Words.
3. In lieu of the history of the Blues, please provide a musical artist that you believe represents the spirit or traditions of the blues either from musical elements in their music, personal struggles/achievements in life, and/or identity. Additionally, please provide at least 2-3 tracks, so that your peers (any myself!) may be able to listen to your music choice. Your explanation on why you chose this artist should be between 100-125 words. You may also include pictures and/or links to YouTube if needed.