Explain the following multicultural literature works in 75 or more words each.
- If black English isn’t a language, then tell me, what is? Black Scholar, 27, 5-6. Baldwin, J., (1997).
Notes of a native son. Literary Cavalcade, 52(7), 18. Baldwin, J., (2000).
Decade II: A Twentieth Anniversary Anthology, 251-252. Columbus’s children. (1993).
Cuba, Cuba, 1954. Little Havana Blues, 158-171. Hijuelos, O., (1996).
Read the following biographies and explain who they are, what they have done and what they are most known for in 75 or more words each.
- James Baldwin (1924-1987)
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)
Rudolfo A. Anaya (b. 1937)
Watch the following youtube video on Luis Valdez and El Teatro Campesino answer the following question in 75 words or more.
- In the video Valdez speaks to the idea of defining yourself with a purpose: to serve an idea. What purpose does the label or title neo-Mayan spiritualist mean to him? Why did he define himself in this way?