Discrimination In The Royal Battle, By Ralph Ellison

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The “Royal Battle” expresses the nauseating facts of discrimination to African American’s around the time of the Civil War in America during the late 1800’s. Ellison writes extensively about the manipulation African American men and women endured throughout history in his chronicle. However, the discrimination did not stop at name calling, it continued onto placing people of color into fighting rings purely for the entertainment of the white men present at the events. Even so, placing the gentlemen on the floor to fight for money they desperately needed. A complete mockery of the young men pursuing a difference for their heritage after being promised equality. In the beginning, the unnamed protagonist amplifies the last words of his now deceased
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