How can I state the theme of this story in one single sentence?

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How about, "Racism makes the promise of the American dream a painful lie"?


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Ellison argues that blacks may feel they are uplifted when in reality they are stuck on the color line.

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Legitimacy is valuable in society.  However, it is unattainable unless a person sacrifices their responsibility to humanity.

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