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    character kunta kinte is shown to be and insurgent slave determined to stay true to himself. After numerous attempts to escape and getting caught each time kunta then develops a maturity and understanding that is displayed throughout the series. Meant for his demise kunta meets a loyal and respectful slave name fiddler who is supposed to help him except his new way of life. After much time has passed juntas ways begin to grow on Fiddler and he then becomes what some would call kunta kintes best friend

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    Kendrick Lamar’s third studio album, “To Pimp a Butterfly,” sheds light on the struggle of achieving rich and fame and the trials that come with. Rolling Stone and Billboard praised the album awarding it the best album of 2015. The album depicts the difficulties of fame by putting the trials and tribulations on display; the inability for those to adjust to their new lifestyle and the potential temptations that creep in. “To Pimp a Butterfly” has been both a divisive and uniting factor in its emergence

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    Roots Movie Analysis

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    Africa who were forced into slavery. The series begins with the life of Kunta Kinte, a young boy from Gambia, West Africa who has been captured and kidnapped by slave raiders. He reluctantly goes from being surrounded by loving family and friends to being forced into slavery half way across the world from everything he knows. Episode one of the historical series mainly depicts Kunta’s home life in Gambia. We observe as Kunta Kinte develops into a fearless, responsible teenager. He then attends manhood

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    to their beliefs if they have been sabotaged and casted off as “frivolous” and “mediocre.” Kunta Kinte, from the 1977 miniseries, Roots, proved this notion to be untrue. Through oppression and brutality, he still held tightly to his convictions without pause or hesitation. He refused to conform to the restrictive regulations of his “superiors” even though this caused immense turmoil and distress. Kunta Kinte is the Black-American symbol of courage, tenacity, and gallantry because he depicted strength

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    Surname 4 Kendrick Lamar King Kunta In his third album, ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’, which was released in March 2015, Kendrick Lamar included the single King Kunta. Lamar is known for releasing themed songs in his past album where each addressed different situations in the US. The vocal attitude in his song, ‘King Kunta’ and the musical elements makes it a very appealing song to any listener. The reference to his song, Kunta Kinte, was a slave in Virginia in the 18th century as stipulated in the Alex

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    Roots The Movie Essay

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    character Kunta Kinte in the movie “Roots” happily lived most of his life as a slave. He was captured as a free man from his native land in Gambia, West Africa. Kinte was afraid to become a slave, but remembered and took pride in his heritage. Kunta Kinte was very strong in standing for what he believed in, he did not want to conform to the new world traditions; and did his best to keep his African heritage. His owner wanted him to change his name to Toby and leave behind his life as Kunta. He was

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    Fiddler, the house slave, was telling him his name. At the end of the movie, Fiddler was telling Kunta that Toby was not Kunta’s real name. He stated that he was Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro Kinte, and I was affected. It affected me the most by the way that Fiddler was making Kunta hold onto his name, even after he was giving up. Fiddler was his mentor, and basically became his father. He was supposed to force Kunta into a new reality with a new name, new identity, and instead, was encouraging him to keep

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    making it. Making the outcomes of Frederick Douglass, who wrote an autobiography, and Kunta Kinte, from the movie “Roots,” different. While “Roots” and the narrative of the “Life of Frederick Douglass” have some similarities, the differences of their origins and outcomes are more significant because that’s what shaped them who they are. One difference of the book and movie is how they started out becoming a slave. Kunta was a normal boy, just becoming a man in his tribe, when he was taken prisoner. Frederick’s

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    main character, Kunta Kinte is born, leading to the choosing of his name. His father, Omoto, seeked the approval and advice from a man in in his tribe at a higher position. This made me realize how important this tradition is because older African traditions are similar in which tribes seek the knowledge and wisdom of the tribe’s head leader or priest to decide on the name. Kunta’s mother, Binta, is excited for the kind of man Kunta will soon become. Her optimism is a sign that Kunta is bound for greatness

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    whose sole purpose was to serve their master. The exact definition of dehumanization is to deprive someone of human traits or qualities. The television series “Roots” focused on Kunta Kinte, a native African who was captured and sold into slavery. Examples of dehumanization are shown throughout the series and how it effects Kunta, the other enslaved Africans, and what role it played in the slave trade itself. The harsh dehumanization represented in the show proved to be a very controversial and

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