Write a formal, 5-paragraph essay on W.E.B. DuBois proposition that the color-line will continue to be America’s number one problem.
From our modern perspective, it is our task to decide if we agree or disagree with DuBois’s statement. Do we find that DuBois was correct in his prediction that issues of race and culture would be at the focus of American social, political, and artistic developments, or do we find that the interaction has taken on a lesser or different role than that which DuBois predicted?
In the essay include the Introduction, Thesis, and Outline.
Introduction â€“ should be 4 -5 sentences long.
Thesis â€“ should be included in the Introduction and be the last 2 sentences.
Outline â€“ will include the: Introduction (and thesis) / Three body paragraphs / and Conclusion
The 5 paragraph essay will be focused on these questions:
Do you feel that DuBois’s statement is still valid today?
Do you find that DuBois was correct in his prediction that issues of “race” and “ethnicity” would be at the center of American social, political and artistic developments?
Or do you find that the interaction between “minorities” and “majorities” in the United States has taken on a lesser or different role than that which DuBois predicted?