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It may seem as if the animosity between african

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his/her life until it ends and it becomes more enhanced when you add the aspect of race. It may seem as if the animosity between African American women is a never-ending struggle. There is one signature shade of black trying to come out on top alone. It should be all the women working together to achieve success and sticking together in the world. There are plenty of women who still remain attached to that slave mentality and the teachings of Willie Lynch that we are to be separated and taught to hate one another but love the white man. There is also the fear of change that Pamela Sneed a poet touched on in her poem “Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom than Slavery”, she described different scenarios where fear hindered progress 3
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ENG 105 10:00a.m. MWF and productivity and brought about ignorance. Carter G. Woodson talked about having an education and still not having the correct information to help in the separation from the white man in “The Mis-Education of a Negro”. It is time to face that fear and use the intelligence gained from an education to help more than hinder. There is not anymore time for foolish things such as how African American women view and think of each other. Even though it will take time to improve these thoughts that have been imbedded in minds for centuries, it can be undone. It just has to happen or else everything will keep deteriorating and the progress will cease. As Dap said in the Spike Lee’s film, “Wake Up!”, it is time for everyone to wake up and realize what is going on and decide what needs to be done before more time that could be spent in unity is lost over the foolishness that began so long ago. 4
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