African-American Culture

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African-American culture is rooted in struggle, determination, love, and empowerment. It is a culture that cannot be defined or put in a box due to its intricate and evolved nature. Creating, celebrating, and cultivating African-American culture is essential on campus and in the greater New Orleans area. Black Student Unions or Black Student Associations are one way that we create African-American culture on college campuses. Having African-American owned businesses is a way of creating culture in the community. Creating African-American culture can be defined as introducing it into the environment. African-American has always existed, but it is not expressed in certain areas because some people do not feel it is needed. We need to celebrate African-American culture continuously.…show more content…
African-Americans still have to be twice as good to get half of what others receive. This creates self-hatred in the community and the idea that the lighter you are the better you are whether it refers to intelligence, appearance, or capability begins to
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