Examples Of Racial Inequality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Have you ever witnessed a case of racial and social inequality? In a perfect world, there would be true racial, social equality, where everyone would be respected as a person, no matter their gender, race, or social class. However, this perfect world does not exist. America, or any other country in this world, will never truly achieve racial and social equality. There is too much hate and too vast of a difference, for people to accept each other. There is a cultural difference that can spark conflict, and be offensive for different people. Many judgements take place on what people have heard about, on the radio. Even today, all the terrorist attacks that sliver of people blinded by prejudice for so long, it is normal for thinking for them.…show more content…
Scout and Jem were explained by their father, Atticus, that racism does exist in the following sentences. “There’s something in our world that makes men lose their heads¬—they couldn’t be fair if they tried. In our courts, when it’s a white man’s word against a black man’s, the white man always wins. They’re ugly, but those are the facts of life.” (Harper 295). As shown, America had a serious case of racial inequality. To the point where a white man always won over a black man, no matter the case. The Caucasians felt superior over the Africans, and because they were so different, they felt the blacks were not even human. The following words are quoted from Atticus’s speech to the jury. “…evil assumption—that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basically immoral beings, that all Negro men are not to be trusted around our women…” (Harper
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