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What African American Men Face Every Day Analysis

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1. The purpose of this essay is to explain and inform what African American men face every day. Staples do not believe that he or other African American men stop “to alter public space in ugly ways” because even if they are non-violent, the way they talk, walk, and body language make them look like aggressive and violent. Also, they inherit this kind of behavior from their family without knowing it. In addition, the society already has a wrong image of them; and most people think every African American men is a mugger or a rapist and it takes time to change the society. Staples suggests avoiding eye contact with pedestrians to minimize such kind of alienation. Also, he suggests making oneself less threatening by whistling popular classical
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