Submit a 3 page typewritten analysis of the assigned reading listed above.  Use ‘habits of mind’ to develop your analysis. Identify connections in this readings, 

What is hooks saying about patriarchy in black communities?  Discuss disjunctures, are there parts of her analysis that seem unsupported. Be sure to provide evidence for your analysis.  

Demonstrate your understanding of the arguments raised in the readings.  

Address the significance of the points raised in the chapter, and how it is relevant to the current dynamics of gender in communities of African descent.