Examples Of Racism In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In Oxford definition, they define racism as the "unfair treatment of people that belong to a different race; violent behavior towards them". “I have a dream that one day the state of Alabama
Whos governer’s lips are presently dripping with the words of interposition and nullification, will be transformed into a situation where little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as a sister”(Martin Luther King Jr)
To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee is a book from the perspective of Scout, the main character, she learns about how bad racism can affect one’s life, and we learn about Boo Radley's story, and about Tom Robinsons case. People should not be treated differently by the color of their skin but instead treated by their actions. …show more content…

“ you know, it’s a funny thing about Braxton, Said Atticus, He despises negreos, won't have one near him,”(Lee 209). It shows how Harper Lee truly tries to show how much of a problem racism has in our society. She shows in her story how much people truly despised black people, they hated them so much that they didn't even want one near them. In this quote, it's Mr Underwood, later on, he helps Atticus and Tom in his trial even though he would never get close to a black person. This builds onto itself because many things make you have to work with someone even though you might now like them but to help them to get the justice they deserve or the truth

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