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America's Dark Past In The Twenty First Century

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As America having to realize that even though are now in the twenty first century, America’s dark past was what ultimately created the nation people know of today. It is very important for modern society today to understand that despite of the Emancipation Proclamation, which eliminated slavery, African Americans were kept down and were unable to rise past their station in life for many years to come. Imagine how difficult and hard it must have been of the African Americans to liven through that. They were prisoners in their homeland, they could not speak, do what they wanted to do, and the most important backs lacks the freedoms highlighted in the Constitution of the United States of America, which is the right to participate fully and equally
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