Unit III â€“ Essay 1. Maya Angelouâ€™s On the Pulse of Morning speaks to many of the themes of this
course â€“ focusing a critical lens on issues of identity, culture, work, conflict, justice, and nature in
American history. Re-read Angelouâ€™s poem, select a stanza or some portion of the poem, and write it
in italics at the top of your answer (this will not count as one of your sentences for the answer).
Explain how the quote can elucidate the causes, experiences, and means of addressing a specific social,
environmental or climate justice issue in Oakland or the East Bay.