Bobo Discrimination

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Racism and discrimination have been used as a powerful weapon encouraging fear or hatred if others in times of conflict and war”. Many people today and even back when Bobo was a child have been raised upon living in a generation of black versus white until independence. There is always going to be some type of racism no matter where you go, as Bobo showed throughout the whole first half of the book, racism was major in her schools until the day of independence. If we did not live in a world of separating everything and working together there would be no issue with racism. For many years’ society has been a battle of “white vs black. It has been nothing more than whites thinking that they are better than a black or whites ruling the black. Whites today and even back in the days think that just because a person is colored they are less valuable. We treat blacks and even people of color like they are no good, we treat them like slaves. Before independence bobo stated that in her all white school that only black people worked there. “The grounds men and cleaners were black supervised by a drunken old white lady, the…show more content…
It may be defined as the hatred of one person by another -- or the belief that another person is less than human -- because of skin color, language, customs, and place of birth or any factor that supposedly reveals the basic nature of that person”. We need to work on realizing that this is not true. No one has the choice of picking their color, no one has the choice of who their parents fall in love with. The only choice we have today as humans is what we have to say about others. So until you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, there should be nothing said. We need to come to a better understanding that white are not better than blacks, we are no different. We are all the same and should be treated the same. Why treat one another different because of color, language, or belief that one is less of a
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