Black Childhood In Richard Wright's Black Boy

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The book Black Boy by Richard Wright is an autobiography about a youthful black child experiencing childhood in the south amid the season of Jim Crow laws. In the book, Richard is confronted with numerous hindrances from family and friends, and society itself. At one point, Richard realizes that he is different and not able to relate with the others around him. He feels isolated, and not able to understand, experiencing difficulty with his principal and uncle. Richard experiences serious difficulties with his elders and being treated like the rest. Richard has to deal with adults in his life and how they see him. Richard discovers that Uncle Tom thinks his nephew is an awful impact on his kids. So awful in fact that he has educated his kids
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