CRS 325 contextual analysis

Carmichael illustrates that white people must be

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how they need to go about doing things or trying to “fix” problems. Carmichael illustrates that White people must be willing to go into their own communities and address problems of race and implement programs to cure them of their “sickness” of the denial of their own ignorance. The political situation is that Civil Rights and laws were not implemented for Black people, but because of White people’s incapacity to deal with their own problems inside their own communities. He also brings up the issue of White’s treating unjust people fairly and innocent people unjustly being a political move. Therefore you can’t approach unjust political people from a moral standpoint because they know nothing of morality. What is the Occasion of the speech? This speech was held in Berkeley, California on a college campus, in a student conference. The people who were in the audience were college students. I believe that
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Carmichael intended for them to be the audience of this speech because they said during his speech that “American students are the most politically unsophisticated students in the world.” He illustrates that in every other country across the world, students were leading major revolutions. They have been politically aware of their existence in life, and as human beings in their country. Carmichael says that “we’ve always moved in the field of morality and love while people are politically jiving with our lives.” And as long as students are unaware of themselves
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  • Spring '08
  • Richards
  • Stokely Carmichael, Carmichael

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