Tom Robinson Discrimination

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In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee the character Tom Robinson is a victim of racial discrimination. The setting of the novel is in 1930’s in the state Alabama. During this time period African American people were still discriminated against and faced inequality. Tom Robinson is accused and later convicted of rape. The jury fully filled with all white men wrongly accused him although there was no evidence proving him guilty. This racist behaviour can be seen in the communities we live in and in today’s politics. In the news lately there has been a lot of speculation about police officers shooting and or killing innocent black men, the most recent incident came earlier in July in Miami, Florida where an innocent black man was
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