Cave Allegory In Plato's Cave

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There has never been peace in the rocky land of America. Since the years of Slavery to time of the Civil Rights Movement, people have been fighting for immigrant rights and equality.
In reality, the system was created to prey on what society created as the most vulnerable. A majority of the world has been forced to conform into societal norms and regularities. Ultimately, this has created people who lack knowledge to produce pure activism. Life can be described as a part of the famous philosopher Plato’s Cave allegory. The cave allegory has been used in countless situations to describe the world’s dying race: the Genius. The genius is the intellectual human being that looks past the status quo and searched for the real answers to the dilemma. However, we live deep inside a long chamber in life with only a small speck of light. As a child, we are tied up and told not to move or see
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Black America was at its lowest point on the spectrum after the death of King. Instead of following in the footsteps of King, Black America responded quite violently to the death. Racial Violence seemed to plague the whole United States. Across all the states, more than 130 cities were going through fights, fires, and racially inclined tensions. Furthermore, black teens and society were in despair for the future of America. Every leader that ever cared about the black people of America was being slain. In a time of despair, Stokely Carmichael proved to show solidarity with King. Stokely summed up his feeling towards this new violence preaching, “'When white America killed Dr. King, she declared war on us (Black Power Mixtape, 2011).” Even though they might not have seen eye to eye on many occasions. The death of King was a point of connection for Carmichael. Nevertheless, it was a time to support his standpoint of Black power and the need of change and empowerment in the black

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