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Unformatted text preview: society. Leaving the classroom, I felt a very strong sense of pride because I understood what others of my race, in the past, had to go through so that I could live with more freedom. A mood of despair did come upon me for a short time because of the despicable actions whites put on blacks. I can compare this movie to the lifestyle that President Barack Obama has been living during his campaign towards the White House. He gets judged and will continue to be stereotyped throughout his life, especially by the white race. Before he actually became President, people in the white society would say anything racist to put him down, but he overcame all the negativity. This film gives the students a better understanding of what being a part of the black race really means. The movie also forces students to believe that they must persevere through any challenge because our ancestors went through an obstacle far much more difficult than anything we could imagine....
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