As indigenous people, people of color, immigrants and women here in America, how are Americans able to dissect their past, their upbringing, the past of their people and current lives to clarify who they are?
What are the elements of everyday life that create identity?
What, perhaps, is the most important element in the creation of identity?
How do subcultures in America play a part in identity?
What is society’s role in creating our identities?
What types of labels, assumptions, stereotypes and/or pressures drive an identity that is disingenuous?
How do people combat these stereotypes or pressures?
Don’t forget the TED Talk we watched and the idea of a “single story.”