Argumentative Essay On Slavery In America

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“We’re not Americans, we’re Afrikans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Afrika. We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock - that rock landed on us” said, Malcolm X. He was one of many different black leaders. He wanted blacks to fight back and stick up for themselves. “By any means necessary,” was also one of his famous quotes. He didn’t care what happened he just wanted blacks to be considered equal. Malcolm X wanted other blacks to see what the whites are doing to them and fight for what they thought was right. Malcolm X thought that violence was always the answer. Racism has made a lot of advancements form what it once was, and I think that it will improve slowly throughout time. Blacks have been treated poorly since 1619. Slavery started in the United States in 1619 were they first arrived in Virginia. They were brought over to help in the production of tobacco and cotton. “By the mid-19th century, America’s westward expansion, along with a growing abolition movement in the North, would provoke a great debate over slavery that would tear the nation apart in the bloody American Civil War (1861-65).” History.com Staff. "Slavery in America." History.com. A&E…show more content…
I think that there will still be riots because the blacks are trying to be heard. They blacks are just people trying to find their rightful place in the world. We just have to accept that they will be in our future more. “The Negro is the child of two cultures - Africa and America. The problem is that in the search for wholeness all too many Negroes seek to embrace only one side of their natures.” Martin Luther King, Jr. We americans have to come and accept that the world is changing. It could be of the good or the bad, but we won’t know unless we are willing to accept the outcome. Racism has made a lot of advancements form what it once was, and I think that it will improve slowly throughout
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