Sankofa Movie Analysis

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Response paper This paper is about a movie called “Sankofa”. The movie is mainly tells us a story about the slavery lives Africa American have in the U.S. In this paper, I will talk about whether Africa American against Slavery, and whether they got a head. The Slavery to black people means that the white Americans oppress the black Americans who are taken from Africa. These slaves do not have freedom and human rights; have to work for their owners everyday. People also name this situation racial discrimination, a race discriminates another one. This is a pretty important part in American history. A large number of black people were killed and oppressed in a long period of time. In the movie, the black people wanted to against the…show more content…
After a long term against, they get some good effects. The sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln, “on January 1, 1863, issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy.” (www.whitehouse.gov) It is a historic matter that blacks have a good effort to win the respect. However, the discrimination still appeared in the whole country. The black people still need to struggle the unfairness from society. In this process, it occurred a lot murder and violence. But blacks never stopped resisting. Here, I need to mention a great man-Martin Luther King, a famous leader of resisting discrimination and a topical representative of pursue fairness of blacks. “He gave a speech ‘I have a dram’ on August twenty eighth, 1968. It is regarded, along with Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Infamy Speech, as one of the finest speeches in the history of American oratory.”(www.smithsonianmag.com) Until now, the blacks gained its rightful situation, they can enter the upper class of society, and they can earn more money than before. More and more blacks can become super singers, actors, and sports stars. They gained respect, and become role models for many
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