However I believe that a constraint in fully reaching the black community was

However i believe that a constraint in fully reaching

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delivering a message that could be understood by both black and whites at this time. However, I believe that a constraint in fully reaching the black community was Robert F. Kenney was his race (at the time). It is possible that they didn’t feel like he could relate to him or know what it felt like because he was not the same. However, Kennedy did try to fill this gap and overcome the differences, and identify with his audience, and establish more of a common ground with statements in his speech such as “ I would only say that I can also feel my own heart feeling the same kind of feeling. I had a member of my own family killled, but he was killed by a white man”. He used inclusive words such as “we” “our fellow citizens” and “people who love peace
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all over the world”. (Anatol and Bittner, “Kennedy On King: The Rhetoric of Control”). Another constraint he may have faced with the crowd is the large size. This can be overwhelming and side conversations can occur and have an impact of the delivery. The size however could be seen as a resource because he was able to reach out to a larger scale of people.
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