- What was most surprising to you in the show?
- What do you make out of the suffering in the songs of the early Black Blues Singers?
- How were African-American women expected to behave towards men in the early parts of the 20th Century?
- How did racism play a part in the self-image that some African-American women have about their bodies and their hair?
- What do you think about the assertion in the play, that rap singers are oral historians of the street?
- Do you agree with what Simone says that Devil's Music versus God's music back in the 1920s is similar nowadays to rap versus Gospel music?
- Does every generation have to have music their parents don't like, as Simone says?
- How is your life different than your mother's and grandmother's?
- What impact do you think the Supremes and other Girl Groups had on African-American girls in the 1960s?
- What did Barry Gordy do to make Black music more popular in the larger culture?
- What do songs today say about the relationship between males and females?