The good-for-nothing brother killed the beloved nobleman (and stole his identity).Now the townspeople want to see him lynched or burned alive, and it is only the priest who – consistently – offers a measured forgiveness conditional on penance and self-reflection.An apt analogy to keep in mind is that learning about a specific model of car is helped by referencing the operator’s manual, but reading and even memorizing that manual doesn’t replace learning how to drive a car.The following cultural patterns may represent many African Americans, but do not represent all people in a community.When we think of the Nile Valley we think of the timelessness of civilization and Egypts architectural stone monuments on the West Bank of the Nile River.
African country boundaries are not what influence the styles of traditional African art.
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Each person is an individual, as well as a community member.
The term African American generally refers to people descended from Africans who did not come to the US voluntarily—descendants of the four million slaves brought to the US between 16.