African American Contributions To Society

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Some people may think that African Americans are usually the grassroots in a society, which means they are not rich and infamous. But this is just a stereotype of them. There are lots of African Americans that have made a lot of significant contributions for the States or even the World. In this essay, I’m going to mention about 3 of the African Americans that affect us most: they are Michael Jackson, Martin Luther King and Barack Obama. First, I would like to talk about Michael Jackson, he was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. We also call him “King of Pop”. His significant contributions to music and dance affect all around the World for over forty years. He was well known as his “moonwalk” and “robot” dance. Also, his distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous artists of various music genres. He has affected the World in many ways, …show more content…

The third is Barack Obama. He is the current President of the States. He’s the first African Americans that become President of the United States. He has become the President since 2008. He’s also well known as his foreign policy. Obama ordered U.S. military intervention in Iraq in response to gains made by the Islamic State after the 2011 withdrawal from Iraq, continued the process of ending U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan, and normalized U.S. relations with Cuba. Then he won 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for this withdraw. It’s because most people think this can make less citizens in the Middle East die. As the first African American’s President, he tells the people that everyone can be the President no matter your race is.

To conclude, everyone can contribute to the society and the entire World. It won’t restrict by your race, every race have their contributions not just a specific race. Just like African Americans, many of them have been important roles in the World. This also tells us to erase our stereotype to other races, don’t estimate the abilities of others just by their

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