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Discrimination In Remember The Titans

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Martin Luther King once said “I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character”. Racism is the intentional act of antagonism against someone of a different race/culture based on the belief that one’s own race is more superior. This problem is major in the society today, it doesn’t matter if you’re black, Caucasian or Asian it can affect you. Racism is such a big issue that it has made it has made it into many films some being; Remember the Titans (2000) and The Boy in Striped Pyjamas (2008). These films are all thriving for one outcome and that is to change the minds of all citizens about racism and end discrimination.

Remember The Titans (2000).
In 1971, a court order forces three high schools in Alexandria, Virginia (two white, one African-American), to bring together the students and faculties. This resulted in Bill Yoast (Will Patton) head coach of the T.C. Williams High School football team, to step down from his coaching position and coach Boone (Denzel Washington) is arranged to replace him as the school's first black staff member. Coach Boone is definitely not welcomed with open arms, either by the school's staff OR the students. The newly combined team is full of players (black and white) who have little to no trust or respect for one
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Set during WWII, this story is seen through the eyes of a young boy named Bruno, the son of a commandant at a Jewish concentration camp. As shown in the title Bruno experiences anti-Semitism in a different way, he believes the people at the camp always wear their pyjamas but obviously that is not the case. Bruno lives a privileged life to have not experienced prejudice, however; Shmuel lives an unprivileged life, he has been brought up with the violent acts of the commandants and has the understanding of
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