When Coates explains the fear of his life at the 7-11 it was easy for me to understand. The boy in the ski jacket at the 7-11 wanted to state the power he had by pulling out the gun showing how easily he could of taken Coates life. The reason for that boy doing that […]
Coates portray the American Dream as a place where everyone comes together and having a good time. It’s memorial day and there’s cookouts, block associations, and in the dream it smells like peppermints but taste like strawberries. It’s the best place to be with the perfect houses and lawns. What Coates means by that quote […]
My reading process plays a huge part in me writing an effective response to complex readings. Usually when I get hard readings or any reading at all to be honest, I must re-read the readings a couple of times until I get an understanding of what is going on. Then I go through the readings again and […]
Liberty paradigm is all about letting one be free. Letting them show their true self. Equality paradigm is pretty much self explanatory it when everyone shows a pattern of equalness. In Yoshino article he qouted someone saying, “When I was in graduate school, there was an African- American man who studied German Romantic poetry. Under your model, I […]
According to Yoshino to cover is to tone down a disfavored identity to fit into the mainstream. People cover to simply get alone in life.We have not been able to see it as such because it has swaddled itself in the benign language of assimilation. But if we look closely, we will see that covering […]
In the toast story at first I thought it was all about toast which made me feel like I was wasting my time but I wasn’t. I realize that you can literally sell anything in this world and start your own business. It’s always better to work for yourself than having to work for someone […]
My name is Kuomar which means prince when I googled it. I was named after my father, making me a junior. My grand mother got the name Kuomar from mixing two names together making one. She said that she got the “Kuo” part of my name from the character Kutakentae in a movie and she […]
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