1. [Standard Questions Suitable for Any Film]. [No suggested Answers.]
2. Why did Odessa's son (when he was trying to stop the white boys from beating his sister) relax his hands and make no effort to defend himself when the white boys turned on him? Suggested Response: He knew that if he resisted, he was liable to be lynched. Black men who fought whites had been lynched in the past.
FEMALE ROLE MODEL
1. Would you consider Rosa Parks a role model? Suggested Response: Yes. She was a committed and courageous lady.
2. Would you consider the character of Mrs. Thompson in the film to be a female role model? Suggested Response: Yes. She was a person who kept growing and developing through adulthood. She was a compassionate person who could look beyond her own needs and her own group of friends and associates, to see the agony of other people. She was willing to stand up for her beliefs against her whole culture.
(Be honest; Don't deceive, cheat or steal; Be reliable -- do what you say you'll do; Have the courage to do the right thing; Build a good reputation; Be loyal -- stand by your family, friends and country)