Scout And Ella Baker Essay

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Ella and Scout Who knew that two young women could change how America viewed segregation. Ella Baker was a forward thinker of the1930’s. Scout Finch learned from day to day events that racism is not okay. Ella Baker and “Scout” relate to each other through how they grew, their intelligence. and beliefs, and the way they go against what is expected of them to what they believe in. Ella Baker and Scout grew up similar and different. . “Scout and Jem began hearing their father called a “‘ nigger-lover”’ around town, because of his appointment to defend a black man, Tom Robinson”( Magill and Kohler 6593). Scout became very aware of discrimination. Scout became very aware of the discrimination going on because her father was taking on a court of a black man named Tom…show more content…
Ella baker and Scout go against what is expected of them and do what they believe is right thing to do. When you are black and want a job, their are not many jobs to choose from. “At that time, teaching was the only profession open to most educated southern black women. Baker 's mother wanted her to become a schoolteacher, but Ella had different goals. Her education had been quite rigid, and she commented in Fundi that she did not see schools as places where one was necessarily "free to express an opinion," something she was very anxious to do” ( “Ella Josephine Baker” ). Ella thinks she has a more important role in the world than teaching. She wanted a place where children could speak freely about racism and discrimination without getting in trouble. Jem and Scout think people are judgemental because of race. “Jem and Scout believed that Tom Robinson would be acquitted, but he was found guilty by the all white jury” ( Magill and Kohler 6594 ). Jem and Scout learn that not all people are prejudiced. They see that people can be nice and helpful even if they are not the same race. This shows that not matter what your race is you could anything people and do anything when they have a DREAM about
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