The Gap Between Africa And Afro America

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The gap between Africa and Afro-America and the gap between the living and the dead and the gap between the past and the present does not exist. It 's bridged for us by our assuming responsibility for people no one 's ever assumed responsibility for. Slavery may be buried within the history books in our libraries, but America itself is not free because it is still afraid of reading about slavery and shies away from the topic. Contemporary readers have a responsibility to take the leading role in remembering history of American slavery. The internationalization of contemporary English means that reading is the best tool for doing this and bridging the gap (Bennett and Royle, 238).

The history of American slavery is not told in the acts of the slave masters but rather in the stories of the slaves themselves. Where the gap between Africa and Afro-America was bigger in the mindset of the society than it was on the physical world. (Bennett and Royle, 243). The society that only considered the existence of a single race. It was a time when the fate of a person was determined by the color of their skin. Individuals who stood against the tide of the society and chose to be defined by who they were and not the color of their skin. This is the type of stories being told in the books by Bennett and Royle and the book The Beloved.

Slavery is part of American history that has been referred to as the worst thing that has ever happened to America. These parts of our history has been

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