Part 1: In what institutionalized ways does our society force people into these boxes? (200 words): (3 points)
- Have you ever experienced having to identify within a box that didn’t fit?
- How did you handle it?
- What can we do to shift our thinking to a less rigid and separate way of thinking about identity?
Part 2: Think about what communities you are a part of. (200 words): (3 points)
- Are they supportive or oppressive?
- In what ways?zHow did you find them?
Part 3: How are your interactions with other members of the community different from interactions with people outside the community? (200 words): (2 points)
Source “Too Latina To Be Black Too Black to Be Latina,” (Links to an external site.)