Do you feel the African American identity and culture will survive in America, and why?

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It will for the forseeable future.  The reason for this is that we still tend to see African Americans as a distinct group within our country.  We as a society define them as being different from those of us who are not black.  Because we define them in this way, they will continue to be treated as distinct.  This will mean that they will continue to develop some cultural traits which will give them an identity that is distinct from that of other Americans.

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