What is more important regarding black identity (both individually/personally and as a whole) in this country:
A) the fact that they are American
B) the fact that their ancestors (generally) were slaves and have been (decreasingly but still) discriminated against?
I understand both are important, but that doesn’t mean that no priority/primacy exists in perspective. I think this is a very significant question and answer and hopefully thought provoking. From what I can see, differing political ideologies have different answers to this question. This question is relevant to all, though obviously there are different motivations and implications based on one’s race.
I hope people will honestly think about how they’d answer, and I appreciate any responses. Thanks.
Is race/ethnicity the primary component of personal/people’s identity?