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Racism in America

What is the speaker's message, objective, or vision (if advocating change)?
How does the speaker establish his/her credibility?
How does the speaker gear his/her message to the listener?
How does the speaker "sell" the audience on the benefits of his/her vision?
How does the speaker use heavy impact and emotion provoking language?

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What is the speaker's message, objective, or vision (if advocating change)?

The speakers' message is concise and direct, he is appealing for all races to come together to eradicate racism while also advocating a nonviolent approach that lacks anger. He doesn't want to allow justifiable rage or anger that he could possess as a result of his life experiences to affect his vision, and he is making an appeal to the millions of other Black Americans with similar experiences to take a nonaggressive approach that is placated upon education and outreach.

How does the speaker establish his/her credibility?

The speaker establishes his credibility by outlining his experiences as a young African American man during the turbulent 1960s. Despite being in the military serving his country, he was still exposed to extreme racism and discrimination in the two states that he was stationed in. His experiences setup the backdrop for his ...

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The solution examines racism in America. The benefits of the speakers vision is analyzed.

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