You will have to write a three-page paper analyzing Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition. You are using Chesnutt’s book as a primary source to examine race in America. There is no specific prompt, but your paper should discuss race relations in the United States after Reconstruction. Think about how and why discrimination persisted after Reconstruction. Explain the various ways that African Americans tried to expand their opportunities in America since Reconstruction and the obstacles they were confronted with. Does the issues and problems that Chesnutt wrote about at the beginning of the 20th century still exist today? Students must develop their own thesis and use The Marrow of Tradition as primary source evidence to support your argument.