Black Consciousness Dalark Hines Analysis

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Throughout history, whites have oppressed African Americans. From Slavery to the labor force, Whites expressed their superiority by denying and failing to privilege Blacks with the rights. Fundamental rights like life, liberty and property argued by John Locke were not provided to African Americans. These individuals maintained courage, passion and determination to be awarded the opportunities given today. African Americans can now get an education, become a CEO, or even become President. In the essay “ Black Consciousness” Darlene Hines discusses the evolution of once slave to professionals whether law or medical. Darlene Clark Hines argues, “parallel institutions offered black Americans not only private space to buttress battered dignity,

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