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How About It, Dixie
The President’s Four Freedoms appeal to me.
I would like to see those Freedoms come to be.
If you believe in the Four Freedoms, too,
Then share ’em with me—
Don’t keep ’em all for you....
Looks like by now folks ought to know
It’s hard to beat Hitler protecting Jim Crow.
Freedom’s not just to be won Over There.
It means Freedom at home, too—
Now—right here!
—Langston Hughes, 1942
In this poem, what is Langston Hughes’s criticism about United States foreign policy during World War II?


African Americans don’t care about the Four Freedoms mentioned by President Roosevelt

Claims of fighting for democracy abroad are inconsistent with segregation at home.

Involvement in World War II is not in the best interest of the United States.

The democratic principles of the United States are best kept at home.

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  • Hello there.

    Claims of fighting for democracy abroad are inconsistent with segregation at home.
  • The thing which was Langston Hughes’s criticism about United States foreign policy during World War II was:

    • B. Claims of fighting for democracy abroad are inconsistent with segregation at home.

    Based on the given excerpt, we can see that there is the narration of Langston Hughes in his poem where he talks about the involvement of the US in the World War II.

    Furthermore, he talks about the foreign policy of the United States as they claimed to fight for democracy when in actual fact, there was segregation at home.

    Therefore, the correct answer is option B

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