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Black Is...Black Ain't acknowledges the pain and hurt that can
occur in parent-child relationships, but also salutes strong,
loving black families. Black families are especially
incorporative, including a wide range of relatives and friends who
care for and support each other.
- Have you ever attended a family reunion? Describe the variety
of people who are members of your family.
- Think about your "pretend" or "play" aunts, uncles, brothers
and sisters and those who are "like" a mother or father. How can
this incorporative family feeling be extended to the larger black
- In the film, we watch the St. Juliens pour libations in memory
of a deceased member of the family. Discuss the rituals in your
family and community that pass on African American culture and
history from one generation to the next.