Black Privilege: An Analysis

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New York, New York - Who ever said; "When Opportunity knocks, open the door?" Whomever uttered that statement should be shot and gagged. That's the problem we face in this egotistical society! Opportunity is a fundamental gift that reserves itself for those who take and embrace a situation by exherating effort to make it happen. Charlamagne Tha God, the co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club explains in his new book Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It, how embracing one's truths is the fundamental key to success and happiness. Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It In the book, Charlamagne Tha God reveals the road to happiness and prosperity by illustrating his success through a series of choices…show more content…
We've all heard the saying "White Privilege" used loosely in society. Well folks, it exists as a factual privilege given at birth to those of the Anglo-Saxon race of people, not only in America, but worldwide. Believe me folks, it comes with its perks and self proclaimed righteousness that creates its own preconceived path to success. On the other end of the spectrum, Charlamagne Tha God introduces "Black Privilege" in the book. Yes, it is indeed a privilege to be Black, African American. To be Black in America comes with a rich tradition of overcoming the impossible to achieve dreams through the richness of our cultural roots. However, that leads to the second half of the title, "Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It", where Charlamagne exclaims, "this for the dreamers, for the optimists; this book is about embracing who and what you are regardless of race gender, sexuality, and class. God gave you the privilege of this thing called life so regardless of what this society tells you that you can’t do and what you don’t have to understand you lack nothing God gave you everything you need to succeed.” From the days as a child in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, to achieving massive success with The Breakfast Club and numerous on-air opportunities, Charlamagne Tha God has excelled in seizing the moment. Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It, not only chronicles his path to success, but the book serves as a gift of empowerment to people of all races, creeds, and sexuality. In recent times, Charlamagne is using his platform to serve as a leading voice and philanthropist in the African American community by spreading the message of love and
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