His experience was reasonable to know and understand different perspective from other former slaves. His contributions as an abolitionist to fight for an equality on behalf of African Americans and women's right inspired other's to fight for their freedom. He fought against his fate of bondage despite he was born as a slave. Before the Civil War started, he had already started his career as an abolitionist. Douglass worked towards improved race conditions and women's issues.
The poem, directed towards African Americans specifically, explains the importance of standing up and making a difference and fighting for racial equality. Although the poem is not specific about race, readers know the intended audience based on Hughes’ background. If the world were
Alfred M. Green then gave an inspiring speech calling all African Americans to unite and campaign against the injustices their forefathers underwent. Utilizing ethos, pathos, logos, and kairos, Green created a well rounded and effective argument for inspiring African Americans to serve in the Union ranks. By using ethos and pathos, Green crafted a persuasive argument that
It is simple, yet unforgettable. It may be sad, yet it shows how much our world has accomplished. Though he may be best known as a famous artist and sculptor, Tyree believes he has a greater role as an leader for the community and an educator for all. Tyree’s profound artwork cannot help but remind the hardship and struggle that African Americans had to endure in order to achieve equality. Through the strokes of his brush and hours of work, Tyree Guyton works to commemorate the efforts of all African Americans in order to obtain the divine right of equality for all in America.
It was also during this time that other Americans started helping in the fight for African Americans rights in America. They saw them as what they were, which was human. And they wanted blacks to have just as many rights as their white
Fredrick Douglass was an American abolitionist who proved to be an inspirational person by overcoming the obstacles he faced and obtaining an education and eventually his freedom. He showed that through his persistence that you can achieve your goals. Douglass was able to become an inspiration to many of his fellow slaves as well as future generations who read his work. Douglas became an inspiration though pursuing an education although only learning the basics, finding ways to learn from other and ultimately teaching himself. He was a firm believer in the equality of all people whether it would be race or gender.
Audiences can now witness and self-analyze the lives of African-Americans and minorities from before. Even though the act is not perfect, it is a steady progression towards a different future. The audience can now understand that indiscriminately laws are implemented in workplaces today; for it is through the Civil Rights Act that all employers must treat all employees with the same level of respect as any other American. As people who have the power to create equality for ourselves and for others, we must act upon our responsibilities and let life be a prosperous moment for all. While we may be still a new country, a famous quote to live by and from the words of the late Frederick Douglas, “For without struggle, there is no
Franklin D Roosevelt: Civil Rights Movement Franklin D Roosevelt has made many choices in the civil right movement that have led them to get the African Americans their rights that they wanted. He is one of the main reasons the civil rights even happened. Roosevelt made big contributes to the civil rights because he believed that the African Americans deserved the same rights that the white people had. Franklin Roosevelt has helped in so many ways and impacted so manty lives it’s unreal. “Roosevelt decided early on that he wanted to follow in his cousin Theodore's footsteps as a public servant.
Martin Luther King Jr was a hard working african american he played a big role in securing freedom not just for african americans but caucasians too. From protesting, marches, lifting spirits and showing others that we are all united. He had a dream and he wanted to share that dream and he did. It started with I have a dream that we will all work together and we will be united again.
Even though it is safe to say we reach to the point that no matter your skin color or nationality, we can all walk alongside each other without feeling discriminated. But achieving this equality we all share and rejoices, it wasn’t as simple as we think it will be. Thru the history of this country of ours there have always been someone fighting for the equality and Humans Rights that we all deserved and one great example is Martin Luther King Jr. who fought day in and day out for his believes and fellows Americans. Dr. King did a lot for the African American Community or how they were called at the time “Colored People” from speeches and letters to nonviolence actions by which he was incarcerated on the Birmingham Jail. While he was