Please type a 4pg double spaced essay Use MLA format citations, include a works cited page (not included in

Please type a 4pg double spaced essay
Use MLA format citations, include a works cited page (not included in page requirement)
Include your full name on the front page (Berenice Medina Aguilar)
Choose one essay topic (there are two topics to choose from)
The essay is valued at 15pts total
Make sure to address all aspects of the question with your answer

Prompt:
Essay Prompts:

Describe intersectionality in relationship to your own positionality, focusing specifically on the concept of citizenship. In what ways can we use Audre Lorde’s concept of the “mythical norm” to understand inequalities in U.S. citizenship? How can intersectionality help us understand the “mythical norm?”

Make sure your answer includes a) an example of intersectionality from your lived experience b) your own reflection on an aspect of your identity c) definitions of both intersectionality and the “mythical norm”

OR

Reflect on your own positionality in relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). Using Kimberlé Crenshaw’s intersectionality theory and Angela Davis’ work, describe the relationship between historical racism and today’s prison system in the U.S.? Then reflect on how the PIC impacts your own life. How is the impact on your life tied to your positionality? Make sure your answer demonstrates an understanding of intersectionality and an aspect of the PIC.

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