Equality: Equality In The 1920's

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Equality in the sixties You don’t fit in. You can’t sit here. Segregation, discrimination is words we all fear the most. People in 1963 and today judge and treat others differently based on social class, race, and disabilities. This shows complete lack of respect. 1963 was a hard time for people that were different. To begin, in 1963 many people treated others unfairly based on their social class or rank in society. Just as in “The Watsons go to Birmingham”, Byron says “wait a minute! I know what this mean-- we on welfare ain’t we?” Byron is referring later on in the chapter that welfare is for poor people. Another thing Byron does is when mama asks him and Kenny to go to the store and sign for the groceries only because he didn’t want

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