African American Restaurant

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The article describes an African American restaurant whose owner has enjoyed a period of success from the time of its inception. An analysis of photographs in the restaurant shows the owner with a waitress costume with tables full of young African Americans. The environment presented by the pictures shows unity that existed among African Americans. The blacks centered their unity on their heritage as Africans, slaves, sharecroppers, and industrial workers. Equally, they struggled to earn respect and recognition within the community. Necessities such as food were a struggle for these groups of people. Therefore, food stores such as the African American restaurant, grocery stores, and butcher shops became necessary for these groups and slowly

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