Think about the following questions as you learn more about Ella Baker.

  1. In light of Ella Baker encouraging students to form their own organization outside of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, how can older generations encourage the youth without stifling them?
  2. In order to do the work, Ella navigated through both sexism and racism aimed at her in order to make a difference. In your own life, when faced with obstacles regarding social justice, how often have you given up or silenced yourself when faced with opposition?
  3. How will you approach similar opposition in the future?