What Are The Major Cultural Differences Between Bl

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"A shared complexion does not equal a shared culture, nor does it automatically lead to friendships," says Kofi Glover, a native of Ghana and a political science professor at the University of South Florida (Reddick). Although it would be easy to assume that no other ethnicity would understand each other than Black Americans and Africans, Africans and black Americans often fail to forge relationships in the classroom and the workplace. They blame nationality, ethnicity, culture, economics and education (Reddick). It is a very well proven and historically factual knowledge that the Black Americans of today are descendants of the people in the continent of Africa. Although both cultures are similar in looks and color, their similarities almost equates their differences. The major differences derives from the years of differentiation in self-attributes such as self esteem, self concept, and racial and ethnic identity as do the similarities (Belgrave 93). With that knowledge, situations could get puzzling. It might have been anticipated that Black Americans and African would still till current day inhabit the same cultural values; when in fact, Situational and environmental factors have impact on everyone’s ethnic identity (Belgrave, 70). There are certain cultural practices that came to America with the enslaved Africans that have long been forgotten as the years went by. A good example of these differences is the conflict between American born Blacks and the immigrated Africans in Bronx. According to the Oscar Johnson research Both African immigrants differ from their black predecessors, not only culturally, but in experience and perspective. Those differences are rarely discussed but widely understood to be at the root of a great divide. While some African Americans are "very nice," he said, "The difference is the way we have been raised. The few African Americans I

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