Black History 's Diversified Clientele

911 WordsNov 2, 20154 Pages
Lost but Not Forgotten Black history has been deleted from American history- discreetly but surely (Pattern #6). Those with the power and ability to include black history into the bigger scheme of reality are too disgusted or too prideful to do so, because the world doesn’t know past Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, or cotton fields. True Black history has been excluded and left unbothered. The intellect W. E. B. Du Bois once said, “that the past is present; that without what was, nothing is” In other words, without knowing where one came from, one can never know where they are going. Solving racial issues has been attempted, without understanding the core issue underlying racism-- this is a major epidemic for America.UNCLEAR As a whole, blacks and their struggles are put on hold and Benjamin Quarels decides to speak on this harsh reality, in his text “Black History’s Diversified Clientele.” In his text, Quarels makes sure to educate his audience on those he feels should absorb and be affected by black history. These groups were black academia, white academia, black rank and file, White rank and file, and Black Revolutionary Nationalists. These groups relate two texts:CHOICE OF WORDS IS AWKWARD They came before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America and The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro. Both texts can appeal to groups mentioned by Quarels. Black history is vital for people of color trying to find their true identity. Today, it is evident that young

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