To Kill A Mockingbird Racial Equality Essay

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To Kill a Mockingbird
Black men were charged when they did nothing wrong. They were hung for the color of their skin. They were killed for saying the wrong thing. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom Robinson was charged with rape just because he was beside a white woman. He was backed up in court by a man named Atticus Finch. Atticus was a white man that was not racist. So he stood up for Tom. Most of the white people in that generation were racist. Will America ever reach a point of racial equality? That is something that has been asked for a long time. It is hard to say because of all the things that are happening in modern day. America will never reach a point of racial equality because we have all our different beliefs and flaws.
America has been a racist nation since we shipped black men and women here as slaves. That was already a racist act to make men and women slaves
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We hear a lot of things on the news. For example a young black man being shot by a white police officer. When we all hear the black and white part and the white man is over the top of the black man it is immediately thought of as racist. Maybe people grew up with a racist family and that is why people think like that. Maybe people grew up in a family that did not really care about things like that. There are so many beliefs. Most black people seem to think that things like that are racist. One group of black people that has formed to stop racist acts are the Black Lives Matter group. They have said “We are committed to acknowledging, respecting, and celebrating differences and common lifestyles. ( Garza, Alicia. "Black Lives Matter." Black Lives Matter. Patrisse Cullors, n.d. Web.). This is one of the things that this organization/group of people believe in. Yet many black people are racist along with white people. In the book white men did not even accept this fact
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