equality for African Americans has been defended on numerous fronts. But there's no question that in the arena of the arts, the share of black America has been so fundamental that it has greatly comforted racial tensions and shifted the image of black culture deeply in the eyes of all Americans. Several have criticized the world of such black performing artists like Bill Cosby, Richard Prior and Eddie Murphy. But these creative people together with artists in literature, poetry, painting, music and all the arts have imparted an acceptance of black culture that has promoted the appreciation of African Americans by all individuals more than anything else ever can do.
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