The Struggle Of Black Bodies

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STRUGGLE OF BLACK BODIES
Through so many years of bondage, white people have given themselves rights to destroy black people. They are only human just like everyone else. Yet the ignorance white people think it is alright to keep torturing the innocent black community who has gone through “looting and violence” to build up the American history.
Dubois did not know he was a “problem” until he encountered racism from a white girl that would not exchange greeting cards with him because his skin was black, opposite to hers. Black identity are considered problems, and it leads to a double consciousness in African American people when Dubois keeps examine the problem of being a problem. Dubois has people approach him and ask: “How does it feel to be a problem? they say, I know an excellent colored man in my town; or, I fought at Mechanicsville; or, Do not these Southern outrages make your blood boil?” There is nothing wrong with the black color skin of a person. Black people are also human. African the Negro was the seventh son of God. Black people have gifted a veil, which give them a second sight to this American world. The world of sadness and torturing is considered an equality. All distinguished ethnicity groups are different from one another in some ways, and they all have histories. But for black people, it is: “The history of the American Negro is the history of this strife,—this longing to attain self-conscious manhood, to merge his double self into a better and truer…

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