Interview an adult or elderly African-American or read a narrative by an elderly African American regarding childhood and family life.
a) describe the conditions of your interviewee's childhood and young adulthood, such as his or her family life, schooling, first job and so on. Describe the role of the family for this person?
b) What childhood experiences exclusive to African Americans might you recognize from the interviewee?
c) Describe the health care concerns unique to African Americans does your interviewee describe? describe how did he or she deal with these issues?
d) Examine the differences and similarities between the past experiences and conditions for African American families today. Have conditions changed?
e) Compare and contrast the experiences of your interviewee with your experiences. describe how they differ and how they are alike.