Unformatted text preview: North, and white to the South. He could not fit into any “race” of America. Upon arriving in Africa, Dubois comments on the beauty there, and then segues into the beauty of the culture and the people. He concentrates on the fact that, although Africa may not be as technically advanced as European “races”, the world would learn a lot more by looking to Africa, instead of ignoring it. But Dubois loves it in Africa and did not have any motivation to leave. He reflected on how he lived and was living, and made the metaphor of living in a cave: never being able to leave, never being heard or taken seriously, and if people even noticed him, they only scorned him. And this was all because of race. It seems that unless one if of the majority, never will they be able to live in full potential, and never will they feel belonged....
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- Fall '09
- White people, closed racial group