Suffrage In America

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Resulting in deaths of black people of all ages. The stereotypes that portray black people as dangerous and savage has persisted decades after its creation and now more than ever even though its results aren’t the same and slavery has been abolished black people continue to suffer the consequences in various forms. From being afraid of black people because they seem suspicious, to believing that the victim of this whole situation are the dangerous ones when in reality they were part of such vile and very well planned atrocity to cover the real criminals of taking over the world. I am of course not saying that white people are all criminals and do not intend to say that whites are the ones that should be suffering all the misfortunes that black…show more content…
In “The Road Not Taken” by Lerone Bennett, we are presented with the many roads the men who spoke in the name of America could have taken to ensure a positive future of the new world. But instead decided that it was going to be “a white place…show more content…
Is it possible to overcome these borders, and the lines that separate us as humans? Is it possible to defeat such strong and vile feeling of greediness and live one day sharing the same land that we once shared in harmony before one group decided to betray the other and take over their land, their culture, their bodies, and their homes? Like W. E. B. De Bois mentions in his essay Conservation of Races, “For this reason, the advance guard of the Negro people—the 8,000,000 people of Negro blood in the United States of America—must soon come to realize that if they are to take their just place in the van of Pan-Negroism, then their destiny is not absorption by the white Americans. That if in America it is to be proven for the first time in the modern world that not only Negroes are capable of evolving individual men like Toussaint, the Saviour, but are a nation stored with wonderful possibilities of culture, then their destiny is not a servile imitation of Anglo-Saxon culture, but a stalwart originality which shall unswervingly follow Negro ideals.” And one way to prove so as he continues to mention is to grow individually, to educate ourselves, and once we are woken, we have the opportunity to take our brothers and sisters and awaken them as well. Growing together as a black community is essential to demonstrating our abilities as humans, and our skin color has a
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