Queen Latifah's song explores that responsibilities of being a married women with children especially when your with a man that claims that he loves you but, doesn't and you have to make choices on your own. "This is my notice to the door, I'm not taking it no more I'm not your personal whore, that's not what I'm here for (paragraph 4 lines 7-8)." Sometimes women make these type of decisions that will benefit them later in their life to avoid hardships and struggles. This demonstrates how a women takes charges more often than you think.
According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Ringgold, "Faith Ringgold was born October 8, 1930 in Harlem, New York City." For example https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Ringgold, "Ringold explored visual art as a major pastime through the support of her mother, often experimenting with crayons as a young girl." The medium is painting. The theme is womanhood. I think that this poem is showing that women can do the same thing as men. I say this because the painting above shows different perspectives of how there's a first women basketball player, bus driver, scientist, and police officer. Also, I say this because Faith painted this painting in a form of a quilt.
Jamaica Kincaid short story shows how a girl can be easily told what to do by their superior. What you are told to do may not be the right thing to follow through with. Jamaica Kincaid writes, "this is how to spit up in the air if you feel like it, this is how to move quick so that it doesn't fall on you (44-45)." Women often don't follow their duties that their female family members tell them. This shows how what other females tell you may not always be the right thing to do.
Chimamanda Ngozi ted talk video explores the struggles of trying to be acknowledged for what you do as a female. What girls do may not be acknowledged or noticed. Chimamanda writes, " And so as we were leaving, I decided to leave him a tip. I opened my bag, put my hand inside my bag, brought out my money that I had earned from doing my work, and I gave it to the man. And he, this man who was very grateful and very happy, took the money from me, looked across at Louis and said, "Thank you, sir! (paragraph 17)." " She also writes, " Each time I walk into a Nigerian restaurant with a man, the waiter greets the man and ignores me (paragraph 26)." Women still continue to do big things just to get acknowledged. This explains how women do just as much work as men and men still get praised more than them.
Audre Lorde's poem explores the hardships of being a female. What you want may not be always what you get and life is not easy as a young black female. Audre Lorde writes, "I have to learn how to dance in time for the next party my room is too small for me suppose I die before graduation"(paragraph 2 stanza 1-4). Girls usually have to worry about dancing and how they look before they go to a party. This demonstrates how girls struggle in life just to impress people or to not embarrass themselves.