Racism in Literature: O'Connor's "Everything That Rises Must Converge" and Other Stories
Kind of Activity:
Students will explore stereotypes and cultural prejudices in literature.
Common Core Standards:
Warning: There are explicit images in Kara Walker's art. Consider students'
Show students the PBS 21 episode about Kara Walker, a Black artist responding to the history of the South: http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/kara-walker
Facilitate an honest and respectful discussion about Walker's art, the legacy of Jim Crow, and racism in today's society.
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