Journal: Name Game
This topic connects to Intersectionality, Marriage, and Family. Think about naming patterns within your family, but also the basic idea that your first name is given to you by your family and how it may impact your life chances.
What is your name? Is your name gendered (male or female)? Is there a special story behind your name?
Plug your name into the Baby Name Wizard. How popular is your name? http://www.babynamewizard.com/
Read the article, A Roshanda by Any Other Name. Summarize the story of Winner and Loser Lane. Did their names have an impact on their life outcomes?
Define intersectionality and how it connects to race and gender (use names as your example).
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