From the questions below, examine and answer in detail all 4 questions.

1.  Citizen novel(Claudia Rankien) narrates many instances of micro-aggressionsindividual acts of racism that collectively form the crushing experience of racism in America. Is racism a singular action, or is it a series of acts? What is the difference between the singular action and the accumulation of them?
2.  Citizens discussion of Serena and Venus Williams includes the Zora Neale Hurston quote, I feel most colored when I am thrown against a sharp white background. How does this quote encapsulate the Williams sisters experience in the world of professional tennis? How does this quote relate to Citizen as a whole?

3.  Referring again to Serena Williams, Rankine states, Yes, and the body has memory. The physical carriage hauls more than its weight. How do sports in particular encourage spectators and officials to assume influence or even ownership over the bodies of the players? Does this have parallels to other arenas of American life?

4. How does Citizen portray and address the privileged position of white Americans? How does Rankine also show the effects of a racist system on those white Americans?

Note: Citizen – Citizen novel Claudia Rankine author