How is this not a post-racial society, and how does this relate to our current politics and having a black president. Use scholarly sources to support your claims. Use at least one of the following documents and three videos to support your claims.
the Declaration of Independence, MLK?s Letter From Birmingham Jail and John Locke?s and these sources.
Bessy Smith ? Usually acknowledged as the greatest Blues singer, ever!
When she was in the car accident, she had to be driven to the Black hospital. She bled to death on the way.
Paul Robson Old Man River (revised) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEQEeNhtosg
A brief biography of Paul Robson https://www.afrovoices.com/robeson.html
Odetta ? In her own words Pay special attention to the work song and her final song ?Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child?
Porgy and Bess ? All Black Opera?Remember, however, that though the performers were all Black, the composer, were two White men, by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward [The poet and playwright Langston Hughes said Heyward was one who saw “with his white eyes, wonderful, poetic qualities in the inhabitants of Catfish Row that makes them come alive.” (Porgy is handicapped)
https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=bb3_1300399771 — About her death ?Billy Holiday singing: ?I love you Porgy? from Porgy and Bess in the background
Billy Holiday singing ?Strange Fruit? https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=bb3_1300399771
Story of ?Strange Fruit? and the lyrics. Notice who the composer was.
Ruby Bridges goes to a white school
Medgar Evers https://www.biography.com/people/medgar-evers-9542324
Dr. Martin Luther King in Birmingham
4 little girls in Biringjam
March on Selma ? Bloody Sunday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDSI_a75qKQ&feature=related
The Movie https://video.pbs.org/video/1925571160/
MLK ? Malcolm X
Malcolm X after returning from Mecca