A Mountain Biking Primer

A Mountain Biking Primer

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Hughes’ thesis is as follows: But this is the mountain standing in the way of any true Negro art in America-this urge within the race toward whiteness, the desire to pour racial individuality into the mold of American standardization, and to be as little Negro and as much American as possible.” His thesis is solid, though charged with radical beliefs.mountain

He is also saying the road is difficult and, The road for the serious black artist, then, who would produce a racial art is most certainly rocky and the mountain is high.” He is showing that it takes a lot for a Negro to summit the mountain as it is rocky and high.mountain

Outdoor organizations like the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Sierra Club do their best to educate prospective hikers and climbers about the joys and potential dangers of mountain hiking and climbing, offering courses and guided trips year-round that emphasize proper dress, behavior, and safety.

In one passage Hughes says, But this is the mountain standing in the way of any true Negro art in America-this urge within the race toward whiteness, the desire to pour racial individuality into the mold of American standardization, and to be as little Negro and as much American as possible.” Hughes is saying that the mountain in the way stops Negroes from showing their character, with the mountain they can’t show the white people what they are all about.mountain