Trevor Noah’s Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood Book.
Compare and contrast European colonialism in North America and South Africa. According to Trevor Noah, what are the historical implications and haunting effects of European colonialism and apartheid on issues of race, culture, class and gender in South Africa? Using examples from the book, be sure to explain how European colonialism impacted language, racial hierarchy, identity, economics and land ownership. Finally, analyze Trevor’s relationship with his mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah. Discuss her influence on Trevor, particularly on religion, race and responsibility.