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As you explore on the exhibit
...reflect on and answer the following questions:
- What impact did the Great Migration have on Black culture, as well as popular culture?
- Describe the role(s) women, and in particular black women, played in the making of a home and attempts to obtain the American Dream.
- Describe the impact colonialism had on the educational landscape for many African countries. Are there parallels when thinking about African American education and public schools? If so, explain.
- What conditions in American living during this time period would encourage African Americans to travel abroad?
- What was something new you learned from this exhibit? Explain.
- Describe how practices like redlining lead to neighborhoods that are still segregated to this day. Come up with additional examples of other methods and practices that perpetuated segregated neighborhoods.
- In what ways have you personally utilized "adorning your home", be it a dorm room, an apartment, or in some instances your car, in order to make it a safe place of your own?
- What was your favorite part of this exhibit?
- Explain, in your own words, what this exhibit was about.