“….The well-dressed Negro shrinks back in his seat at that. Shakes his head and sigh, “My people! My people!” _Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road 1. What do you think Zora Neale Hurston meant by this passage? 2. Dr. Harris-Perry discusses the coping mechanisms that Black women use to invoke pride and self-worth into their children, especially girls. Do you think it is still necessary to show examples of successful African American women to motivate and inspire? Why/Why not? 3. Name an African American woman who inspires you?