Examples Of Racial Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Over the years many people have been prejudice to biracial children and adults. Many people believe that they are an outcast and don’t belong seeing as they aren 't necessarily one color. I believe as a biracial person myself that we are just as good and should be seen in the same light as every other person in the world. Many biracial kids and adults have been prejudiced against in different forms including being called only one color, not being able to marry the person they want, and being an outcast among other people. In my recent interviews around this topic, most mixed race people had claimed that they have undergone discrimination, because of the fact that they are not one color. In one interview, a girl, had said that over the years…show more content…
In To Kill A Mockingbird, there is a passage that says "They don’t belong anywhere. Colored folks won’t have ‘em because they’re half white; white folks won’t have ’em cause they’re colored, so they’re just inbetweens,don’t belong anywhere” (Lee, 183). This quote shows how unappreciated mixed children were in this time period. Now, it’s not just mixed people it’s anyone that is the majority of people. No matter the race, religion, or gender anyone that is the slightest bit different are judged immediately. Mixed doesn 't just mean black and white, it’s any person that is more than just one race but, all of them have different kinds of discrimination. An example would be in the South Korean military any biracial man has been banned from joining. Although now, the Defense ministry announced that in a move some have attributed to the Hines Ward phenomenon, about a Korean American football player, that the policy is being changed ("S. Koreans Reclaim Biracial Football Champion as One of Them"). A seventeen year old, Park Mi Na, said that "If Hines had grown up here instead of the United States, he would have had a hard time," she also says that she has been taunted by children her entire life and stared at strangely by adults "as if I were an alien from outer space" ("S. Koreans Reclaim Biracial Football Champion as One of Them"). Their are so many different types of discrimination around the world that can surround mixed-race people. Now, things are the slightest bit better…show more content…
Many biracial kids and adults have been prejudiced against in different forms including being called only one color, not being able to marry the person they want, and being an outcast among other people. Over the years many people have been prejudice to biracial children and adults. Many people believe that they are an outcast and don’t belong seeing as they aren 't necessarily one color. I believe as a biracial person myself that we are just as good and should be seen in the same light as every other person in
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