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The Old African American Heritage By Alice Walker's

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members of Black Power movement, who were strong and smart, adopting the African style in their dialogue and dress and they were offensive in their demands. Dee’s was ignorant of her both cultures, the old African heritage, and the actual American heritage. . Hence, when walker show how Dee was ignorant of the history of her family she was hinting to the neglect of the Black Power movement to their American roots. Walker’s main purpose in the story seems to awaken the Black Power movement, and black people in general, to recognize and respect their American heritage. She was also trying to defend her perspective of keeping the both cultural roots, the African one and the American one to make the balance. She argues that an African-American
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