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Ng 1 Sharon Ng Professor Mariscal, TA Reece Peck DOC 1 Section A04 11 October 2010 Journal #2 In chapter five of A Different Mirror , No More Peck O’ Corn,” Ronald Takaki describes African oppression in a white America and African Americans’ fight for freedom and economic independence. Blacks had to stand up for themselves, because to the whites, they epitomized the characteristics of a “Sambo.” Takaki mentions different types of Sambos. White southerners believed that the Sambo had the attributes of being childlike, lazy, and irresponsible (Takaki 104). Some believed that “Sambos” were people who acted like loyal slaves to earn favors for survival (106). Despite the majority of racial tension that built between the white and black ethnic groups, there were varying opinions on the case, especially in the black community where Frederick Douglass and Martin Delaney expressed their attitudes. Douglass was an over-worked
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