Reading Notes for “Black Men and Public Space” PREVIEWING THE TEXT: Consider the themes/ issues that surface related to education, critical thinking, assumptions, & perspective ACTIVE READING: Reactions, questions, comments: Powerful quotes/ moments (include page numbers or paragraph number): Reading Notes for “Black Men and Public Space” Things you looked up: POST READING REFLECTION: (Questions to consider) - What does Staples mean by “unwieldy inheritance” in paragraph 2? What effects does this inheritance have? Summarize the causes and effects Staples brings out in paragraphs 11 and 12, and in one sentence, makes a general statement about them. What does the statement imply about being a black male? About urban life? About American culture? What connections can you draw to the real world today?