Atticus Racism

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“Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.” (Rosa Parks) What Rosa Parks says about racism is exactly what Atticus tries teaching Jem, and Scout throughout the book. In the book “To kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee many people learn about how courageous they are or someone they know is. As known Atticus is lawyer and as his job he must practice and study the law to prove not guilty for anyone he is encountered with. Since that is his job he is obligated to defend a man of color whose name is Tom Robinson and that makes Atticus a very hated person, and is then considered a “Ni**** Lover” . Atticus teaches Scout about the names he is being called after he
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