Barack Obama’s Howard University Commencement Address (2016)

Primary Source Analysis: Barack Obama’s Howard University Commencement Address (2016).

Primary Source Analysis: Barack Obama’s Howard University Commencement Address (2016). Read the commencement address delivered by Barack Obama to the graduating students at Howard University in the link below. In a 400-word MLA-style essay, answer the following: Does President Obama have an argument about what it means to be an “American”? Are there certain American values that he emphasizing to the Howard students? How convincing are those arguments?
http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/30-the-recent-past/barack-obama-howard-university-commencement-address-2016/

Textbook: Foner, Eric. Give Me Liberty! Volume II: from 1865, Seagull 5th Edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2017. ISBN: 9978-0-393-61565-4