Building off of one of his week’s Discussion Forums, select one of the three aut

Building off of one of his week’s Discussion Forums, select one of the three authors that we read in this unit: Frederick Douglass; W. E. B. Du Bois; or James Baldwin.
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Briefly identify the text(s) written by this author (title, author, date, etc.) and then explain how the author demonstrates that the American Dream is not always possible for Black Americans because of systemic (structural and/or institutional) racism.
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How does/do the text/texts highlight the disconnect between the ideals of America and the realities of the lives of Black Americans at this time?
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What possible solutions does the author suggest?
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What, if any, hope does the author provide for a better future?
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To what degree do you think this hope has been realized in our moment (2022)?
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Each author works to insist on the full “Americanness” of Black people living in the United States. Why does your selected author emphasize this? How? To what effect?
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Make sure to support your thinking with specific evidence (quotes) and examples from the text(s).
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I will attach reading, please quotes from these sources.
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Length: a minimum of 2 full pages, typed & double-spaced
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Format: MLA format (12-point Times New Roman font, heading, etc.)
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Citations: You should follow MLA guidelines and use in-text (parenthetical) citations, as well as a list of Works Cited
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