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To Kill A Mockingbird Racial Injustice

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Racial injustice in To Kill a Mockingbird was malevolent due to the executing of a black man with false evidence, but today the racial injustice appears to be eliminated although it still exists. Today the legal system will not tolerate the racism like it is in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. Racism is normal in Maycomb county some support it and others are against, the Finches are high in society, although they still respect the blacks. Racial injustice throughout the book is a big factor with Calpurnia as a maid, And Atticus defending Tom Robinson, but less of a factor for everyday life in modern times.
In the novel, Scout and Jem are looked after by Calpurnia, their black housekeeper. Although Scout has her differences with Calpurnia, Calpurnia
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In To Kill a Mockingbird the racial injustice was not fair to Tom Robinson because of the bias of blacks and whites in the past. Most of the characters in the jury in the book were favoring of whites than blacks. It was clear in the book that Bob Ewell had raped and beat his daughter Mayella Ewell, but the Racist jury took sides with Bob Ewell. Due to this unfair decision of the jury, Tom Robinson had tried to escape for his imminent execution and was shot dead. Today in the legal system all of this could have been avoided if racism is the courtroom was eliminated. Today in the courtroom racism will not be tolerated. Everyone is created equal, this also goes into effect in the courtroom as well. Racism has come a long way from the 1960s to 2016, although racism still occurs in parts of the world we have done our best to eliminate it in the…show more content…
Their respect by lots of maycomb county and economical standing has not come in the way of their respect for the black society. A normal attorney would turn down an opportunity to defend black person if they were appointed by the judge, although Atticus did not turn down this even though he knows he was going to lose the case. Atticus respects all blacks and he believes that all men are created equal. This is why he has a black woman as a maid and why he defended a black man in court. Also Scout was told that Atticus was defending a nigger and Scout fought Cecil Jacobs for saying this, and after Scout informs Atticus about this he tells her to not say nigger because it is disrespectful. Even after his failure to prove Tom’s innocence the black people still respect him by standing up for him when he leaves the courtroom and bringing him food goods for his family afterward. Atticus, as well as the rest of his family, respects blacks no matter what other people think and the blacks respect them back. Racial injustice in the book is not fair to Tom nor any of the blacks. Although this racism still occurred, it resulted in the death of Tom Robinson. Racial injustice was normal in maycomb, but Atticus did not allow it in his house. Atticus respected the blacks and the blacks respected Atticus back. Racial injustice was malevolent in the book due to many harsh racial actions done by many racist
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