There is this notion that like begets like,
but what happens when you’re unlike?
There is a double consciousness
that arises when you realize… 85 more words
Since I first heard the term while studying in Cuba, I have been interested in the idea of double consciousness. In Du Bois essay titled Strivings of the Negro People, Du Bois brought to the forefront many secret struggles of blacks in America as well as the battle that we go through trying to figure out how we should identify ourselves. 450 more words
“After the Egyptian and Indian, the Greek and Roman, the Teuton and Mongolian, the Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with second-sight in this American world,–a world which yields him no true self-consciousness, but only lets him see himself though the revelation of the other world. 1,555 more words
The United States is composed of an eclectic group of cultures, each thriving in its own way. One of the most influential cultures in America is black culture. 1,690 more words