Essay on Cultural Revolution

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There are many different cultures in Southwest Florida that one becomes immediately aware of as they enter the area. They include Native-American, African-American, Protestant, European, “Cracker”, Hispanic-Latino, and Cuban. Because there are so many variations of these cultures choosing just three was difficult, but for my project I will be focusing on our African-American, Hispanic-Latino, and “Cracker” populations. During this project I will address the many and varied differences between these cultures on many different levels including personal or family differences, social differences and educational differences. I expect to gain a greater understanding about these cultures during this process and by gaining this understanding I…show more content…
The overwhelming answer was this: Just because the color of your skin is black this does not make you are African- American. The consensus was that while most people with black skin are of African descent most of our young people today have no idea what it means to be from Africa or be “African-American. Just as most white people can only trace their ancestry, but know little about the culture and situations from their heritage. Those of African-American ancestry have perhaps suffered the greatest tragedies in American History, but they have also overcome the most. As I am writing this paper we have a well respected and very intelligent African-American Secretary of State, Mr. Collin Powell and are set to have an equally intelligent African American in the wings ready to replace him. Assuming the Dr. Condoleezza Rice is confirmed by the senate she will become the first female African American to serve in this position. I am sure that Dr. Martin Luther King would be pleased to see that his dream really is coming true. In his famous speech, he communicated not only his dream, but the dream of millions in our nation. “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave

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