Maybe, the African American society would be better. Although, the African American society isn't the best, there is still hope for us. We, as young black men have to learn to respect one another. We have to love one another.
Regardless, they were able to aid in ending discrimination and received equal standing in education, labor, acquiring of land, etc.. If it had only been Du Bois fighting for equality, then he would have achieved the fight for equality sooner. On the contrary, Du Bois only provided one view to how African Americans were being treated; Washington had a friendlier approach. This may be due to his fear of being lynched or placing African Americans in a harsher situation than they already were. Washington seemed more methodical—he was thinking about African Americans having the full rights of the 14th and 15th amendments. At the same, he was also concerned about the consequences of his speech, and if it angered the whites more than it relieved the situation they were all facing.
Douglass was still actively fighting for the equality of African Americans and women despite the emergence of white supremacist organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan. (His courage contributed to find solutions ("moral transformation"5)for "slavish personality"6, which abolitionists faced a dilemma between slave and free political communities. ) Douglass declareda nation should reconstruct (recognize) itself into a new social and political order for
Kujichagulia suggests that African people should define who they are as a culture and to not let history of oppression define who they are as a culture. Ujima advises that African culture maintain unity by helping one another during hard times. Ujamaa proposes that people of African descent should use their gifts and talents to build up businesses to promote economic growth within the African community. Nia and Kuumba advise that African people should consistently build and develop their culture to restore Africans to their traditional greatness before Europeans stripped them of their roots. Finally, Imani advocates for African people to believe in themselves and their people during times of struggle and in righteousness.
Each of their writings influence society still today as people struggle with the issues of minority in America. The analysis of Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery and W.E.B. DuBois’ “The Souls of Black Folk” can help reader to better understand society’s views towards the acceptance of African Americans, their right to a fair education, and the right to vote. Ultimately, integration of society in america was key in obtaining peace.
The article was directed towards the African American community or the Negroes to offer an alternative ideology. The sources was created in and attempt to create a new movement that would advance the negro people without compromising higher education, civil rights and self-respect. Since he is directly scrutinizing the work of a Negro man, his work can be biased and that affects the reliability of the source given. The path given to us by Booker T. Washington is an ineffective one and gives no structure to what was previously done for the past fifteen years. The source is important because you need to advocate change for the betterment of the Negroes in order for the generations to be successful in what they do.
In the South, blacks were disfranchised, lived under a segregationist regime enforced by violence, and found fewer avenues for escape from crushing poverty"(Leuchtenburg, William). Because of all this Roosevelt felt bad for the African Americans and therefore he wanted to help all of them. since he offered to help them, they began to trust him and believe in him, that he can get their rights. Roosevelt never thought it was right for the African Americans to get treated the way they did. He showed this in a way that a lot of people would find out
The tradition of education in the African American culture implies the cultural values of the better opportunities for the family. Education provides an efficient ways to avoid the struggles that other African American’s families had to endure to provide a stable life for their families. An understanding of your ethnic culture
Some, such as King, believed that life would be better with equality and integration. Others, such as X and the Black Panthers, desired the removal of black people from white society through any means necessary. The methods used by the movement were numerous, but the racism and inherent culture of discrimination in America shows that none of the means for change were entirely successful, and furthermore shows that America as a nation must continue to work towards tolerance and justice for
7 score and 14 years ago, Abraham Lincoln wrote his speech on the back of a letter; while on a train to Gettysburg during the Civil War. 2 score 14 years ago, a man named Martin Luther King Jr., or MLK, wrote a speech about his opinion that all men should be treated fairly, both getting just and fair rights. The speeches not only compare and contrast, but they also have a lot of meaning to a lot of people. The reader believes that these two inspirational speeches show similar visions of America, and the two men had personal views about how awful racism was.
There are parts in Donald Trump’s speech that the ideas of the Declaration of Independence show and come out. In the beginning of the speech it shows when he says, “We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people” (Trump, pg 1). Mainly at the end when he says about restoring the promise back to our people. The Declaration was originally written as a promise to the American people. Trump is saying how the promise that we the people were given is broken and how he wants to fix it.
Throughout history, people or any race or ethnicity, have been exploited by others for personal, economic, or spiritual reasons. The most commonly known example example of this is slavery, which devastated the African continent for centuries. However, contrary to popular belief Europeans or Arabs did not start slavery; it was in fact African tribes who kidnapped members of other sides and sold them to European or Arab travelers. Whether these travelers should be help accountable to buying these slaves is a different argument, however, slavery is not the only example. Capturing other men for needs relating to labor had been around for centuries and went back to Roman times (this is an example of a norm that was common in the Roman Empire).