Hughes Langston Theory On The Negro Artist And The Racial Mountain

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This paper I am going to be dismissing Hugh 's Langston theory on the “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain. The Hughes Langston was a powerful story, about a young artist saying that “[he wants] to be a poet—not a Negro poet”. The first reason it should be dismissed is because, that all individuals should act on their beliefs, and not what people ask them to do. For sure, the young artist dd not said he wants to be black, he just said he wants to be a poet with no strings attached. If you read the story you will see what the young negro is trying to get at, the boy is trying to make his own path. He does not want to be a standard African American, he wants to be free and do things that the White individual do. If anybody had that chose,…show more content…
For instance, I personally want to be a sports agent, it is a job I really excited to research and get into. Now knowing all of that it 's a very big business, with large of them being white. At the same time, I am not focusing on them, I am focusing on what I love, which is sports. With that being said, the color of your skin should not dictate what you love to do. People may call it working for the enemy, I call it growing up and making the best decision. If you look around and talk to people, the black community, well majority would not want to be white, because there is so much history between us two race. Instead, they want the careers, the jobs that they got, that majority we do not have. The envy them, so they try to catch up to their level. We go through more roadblocks, but at the end of the day, the distance between success, and failure can be the said for the Caucasian people as…show more content…
In our generation and the next, if we need parents, role models that care, that show us the way of living. People go let the streets teach them, instead of the classroom. If we can get people care about the young people, we making the world the better place. Examples I see on the news every day is that teens, thirteen, fourteen years old, are walking around with guns, and knives, killing other people for no good reason. If we teach them about gun violence, we can reduce crimes in bad neighborhoods. In the article by “The Downfall of the Black American Community”, Kuuleme T. Stephens said,“is if Black Americans are not going to stop living in the past and blaming other for their problems, we will never move forward as a people”. This is exactly what the little poet was talking about, leaving the past behind, and not recreating it. The majority of the black community is enslaving ourselves, due to lacks of taking initiative, and stop blaming people. Being black is not an excuse to why not succeed, instead being yourself, making your own path, can lead to endless
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