Barack Obama Persuasive Speech

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The election of President Barack Obama demonstrated the capacity for a great nation to be free of prejudice, however the reality of America is quite different. The country has not entered “a post-racial era” (Concordia, n.d., para.17). Electing an African American President does not demonstrate a step away from racism any more than the appointment of a female CEO would indicate the end of the glass-ceiling in business culture. To strive for the creation of a world and culture in which all are equal in the eyes of God and man should never cease, yet there is evil and bigotry in the world. One has only to look at the evening news to see the divisions that exists on racial lines. Images of Cambridge, Ferguson and Baltimore come to mind.

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