I Too, Sing America By Langston Hughes

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Tashi Wangyal Prof. Hendrickson English 102 29 June 2017 Futurist-The Langston Hughes In his poem “I, too, sing America,” Langston Hughes has positively predict that there will be no racial segregation, inequality, injustice, and discrimination in society for African Americans in the near future. Whereas it is also true that African Americans have suffered a lot during the twentieth century. Hughes is correct in his prediction that he foresees racial equality in society and African Americans are also a valuable part of our country. He says, “Tomorrow / I’ll be at the table / When company comes” (Hughes 8-10). Today, the black race has the same opportunities and rights as the white race. African Americans can become whatever they wish to…show more content…
He rescued the economy after the recession hit in 2008 and added millions of new jobs. He negotiated a deal to block Iran’s nuclear program, which made our world a safer place. There are many other African Americans who have contributed to the development in various fields of our society, for example, Dr. Martin Luther King, Frederick Douglass, B. B King, Ray Charles etc. However, there are the thirteenth, the fourteenth and the fifteenth amendments in the constitution, which say there is equality, no segregation, and no discrimination among all races, ethnicities, or social classes, but people of color still experience inequality in their daily lives. They face inequality not only individually but also institutionally. African Americans are offered less wages than white Americans with the same qualifications and experience. Likewise African Americans face a much harder time getting approved for their home loans than whites and when the loans are approved, blacks tend to pay higher interest rates. Even though the laws say everyone has to be treated equally and has equal rights despite of their skin color, there is still inequality, discrimination, and segregation exists in our country. Still, Hughes is right to claim that African Americans have suffered a lot during the time of slavery and after. He says, “I am the darker brother / They send me to eat in the kitchen / When the company comes” (Hughes 2-4). This
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