African American Studies Reflection

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African American Studies was a great experience. Has opened my eyes to my surrounding and the world around me. This course with Dr. Sheba Lo, was something out of me confront zone. I learned so many things from race to cultural to the importance aspect of African American. We are isolated to an environment that hide so much history that we all don’t think they are important to who we have become. I know just from being from a certain race people believe that sometimes that defines us as a whole. There is always a race being discriminated, oppressed and even treated unequally. I clearly understood that taking this course opened me up to the different events. It is really difficult to see that we live in this environment even though many whose…show more content…
As coming from a Latino culture this was a choice to take and would totally recommend to others. This expanded my horizon that in fact I consider to minor Africana studies. Although not coming from this specific race there were many aspects I can relate to because we get discriminated and underestimate as a whole. We as human have dreams and I believe we are all capable to break those stereotypes and prove others that we are more than just a stereotype. Based on their race authority really believe that they are bad, criminals, danger to society were all that stereotype is just an idea we all just learn to form. Learn from one another and not learn history behind the it all. They have and still continue to fight today. They are put in barriers and it's very difficult for them to overcome them. These are barriers has affected them and feared them from society because they go through so much and they have no other option but to protect themselves from so much. African American deal with so much and believe that as a Latinos as myself can relate and can make a change not only protect my race but ass well as…show more content…
Being Latino, this course has brought up some points that I have related to their values has changed the ways I think about things and believe that everyone deserves a chance and that our race shouldn’t define us. It is hard that we live in a conservative city that has isolated us in this bubble. Keep them striving and break this stereotype that everyone puts them into. This brought an eye opening of my awareness toward racism. The difficulty that they have to go overcome based on their race. Learning that they underestimate a certain race based on their past is still going on due to our president today as a racist he is. I learned to help as much as possible and teach other to not underestimate just by the cover, but much more know and learn much more. Get to know one another cultural and learn the different environments of other. This environment has helping in writing, researching and also the importance of your race. Black life matter lives today and will continue to do a lot of
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