"And yet being a problem is a strange experience,..."
White people only
What did i do wrong?
"Then it dawned upon me with a certain suddenness that I was different from the others."
what makes me different from them?
"He simply wishes to make it possible for a man to be both a Negro and an American, without being cursed and spit upon by his fellows, without having the doors of Opportunity closed roughly in his face."
We only accept white people to work here. You can't be in here get out!
Im looking for a job to help out my family.
Central Idea:African Americans are a "problem" to the "other world". Explanation:Back in the old days white people didn't think black people were equal to them. Segregation was big and black people were treated poorly. White people believed that black people were problems.
"A world which yeilds him no true self-consciousness, but only lets him see himself through the revelation of the other world."
You are worth nothing.
Why did God do this to me? Why did he put me here??
Central Idea: "The other world" excludes Du Bois Explanation:He feels like this because his encounter with the girl who refused his card. It made him feel like didn't belong.
Central Idea: African Americans want the same Opportunities as white people. Explanation;In the old days white people had more opportunities since the people were against African Americans. The white people had a better education and jobs were for white people only.
Central Idea: Afican Americans didn't know who they were. Explanation: They didn't know who they were because that advantage was taken from them. They seen themselves through the eyes of white people. So how the white people portrayed them that's what they thought they were.