As part of your research paper you will interview a person who identifies as African American or has significant ties to African American community. Your goal is to talk to this person about his or her life and cultural experiences. This can and should in

As part of your research paper you will interview a person who identifies as African American or has significant ties to African American community. Your goal is to talk to this person about his or her life and cultural experiences. This can and should include traditions, leisure activities, entertainment preferences, religion, political aspirations, life goals and/or more. You will relate what this person says to what we are learning in class.

● Began by summarizing your interview. What were your focusing topics or ideas? How did your interviewee answer questions or respond to topics? 
● Connect and synthesize the ideas and information from your interview to ideas we have learned in class. 
● Support your paper with research and academic citations:
o An example of support could include statistics that highlight issues at hand, newspaper articles about events or phenomenon, life experiences of any noteworthy figures that may be similar to your interviewee’s experiences. 
● While this is a research paper you may comment on your own self-reflections of the interview. What surprised or interested you? Why?