Atticus Racism Quotes

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Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong. This quote was by Muhammad Ali on racism which I agree with him 100%. The summary of this book on racism was the incident that had happen with Tom Robinson being blamed for Mayella.

Racism affected Atticus in many ways. People looked at him differently because he was defending Tom Robinson, who is black. I think Atticus took this job not only to defend Tom but also defend his beliefs and family as well. ”As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it-whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.” (Lee 233) These qoute to me means that not all white people are nice to others. This is why Atticus Finch was affected by racism.

Racism also had an affect on Scout. Scout gets into several fights when she goes to school due to the issue with Atticus helping Tom …show more content…

Racism had the most impact on Tom Robinson because he had to go through trial and defend himself because he was accused of raping Mayella who was caucasian and Tom was african american. A situation occurred when Mayell told Tom to help her with something in the house which made it a big problem because most people in Maycomb didn’t like black people which they wanted to lynch him. Another time when Tom experience racism was during the courtroom Atticus tries to do everything in his power to find a solution to give him a good defense. “I seen that black nigger yonder ruttin’ on my Mayella!” (Lee 118) In these quote Mr.Ewell showed a lot of offensive language at Tom Robinson. It shows how Mr.Ewell has no respect towards black people because he talking about Tom as if he is an animal which isn’t. This why Tom Robinson was affected by

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