Houston Vs Dubois

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• The main ideas in The Souls of Black Folks by WEB Dubois would be self-discovery in identity for oneself. Dubois explained how White people asked countless times to Black people in an indirect way how it felt to be a problem. Dubois typically did not respond back. His first realization of his identity and how he was different to White people was when “till one girl, a tall newcomer, refused my card,—refused it peremptorily, with a glance. Then it dawned upon me with a certain suddenness that I was different from the others…(Dubois 1).” This would be considered Dubois’ turning point where he metamorphosed from an ignorant, young kid to the wise, perceptive scholar he became well-known for in history. This event in Dubois’ timeline in life motivated him from becoming not a problem to society. In Zora…show more content…
In today’s society, everybody has their rights, rights to an education, and in the hiring process, all applicants are considered regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Discrimination can never be eradicated 100% in America. However, in a reasonable person’s mind, everybody typically considers everybody else as equals. Sometimes, a remark may be spoken to a person that thinks is racist. Usually, however, the person saying that remark bears no hate and is not aware that it was racist to begin with. Apologies are often stated afterwards and no racism is held within the roots of the person. This would be mainly today’s society, not like the 20th century where a moderate amount of Whites hold hate and grudges against the Blacks along with the KKK group spreading terrorism. It is prevalent that today’s American culture is many times better than

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