Wilson High School students are violent and uncontrollable. Students there, look like they don’t care about the other students and the school. They create a revolution among them, because of their differences and their race. Some of the students are not respectful to each other and they also make fun of each other. Like in the movie, in on occasion, one Hispanic students creates a drawing were one of his classmates has big lips, referring to black people.
They would co-operate with any willing whites, migrate to the North or West, protest politically and would follow accommodationism. Even today, the African American population within Caucasian neighborhoods had still only risen by about 5%. The Latinos now have a higher social rank than the African Americans. Slavery The 13th amendment on January 1st, 1865 abolished slavery within the USA, this was supposed to help equalise the two races. But after they were “released” they had nothing to do, they had grown up having structure, being told what to do; now they are lost.
Most only, stared and every now and then a few bold people would ask hesitantly, “Is this your daughter?” I was too young to remember their responses but as I grew older I finally felt their frustration and annoyance with the subject. Through middle school and beyond I struggled knowing who or what I was as far as race. I was often saddened and felt that the African Americans did not fully accept me since my complexion wasn’t as rich as theirs and I felt the White and Hispanic communities neglected me because my hair was kinky and not bone straight. I would often times hear people whispering back and forth “She can’t be Black, she doesn’t look like us.” Or “She’s too dark to be White” and “She kind of looks Hispanic, but she looks more Black and her hair isn’t straight.” “What is she,” the would often inquire. Deep inside I knew
I was always getting into more trouble and not doing anything I was supposed to. November 16, 2011 the minute my step mom told me he had passed away, that was it! That was the moment I changed my ways. The passing of Samuel Joseph changed my life. I didn’t care about anyone or anything; all I cared about was hanging out with my friends and having fun.
They want a change in the education system so that children can prosper and be able to boost our declining economy. Children have always dreaded going to school because of boring classes and monotone teachers, but children are not only noticing this but so are influential adults. Robinson describes the school system as a factory forming students into what we want and banishing out the ones that do not reform into the model student. Moore agrees that the school system is suppressive when he says, “As soon as I entered high school-the public school system…I was walking the halls of a two-thousand-plus –inmate holding pen” (134). Moore felt trapped and earlier revealed that he dropped out of school sophomore year because he disliked school from first grade.
By reading the principal’s speech, Richard was saying what the white power wanted him to say and to Richard this would be giving in to the very thing he hated so much. Richard was willing to leave school without a diploma instead of this. White people alienated Richard from his environment because he did not accept the way of life that other black people did. Richard’s relatives never understood Richard and because of this he was alienated from his family and his own people. Shorty is the young black boy who gets beat by the white people and jokes about it.
I had grown up thinking I was strong and before I knew it I had proved to myself that I was smart, about the time I graduated from high school. I had already taken welding classes, wood shop, auto shop and had even proved to be an artist. The problem with elementary school is that the kids are so cruel that they bear ether very smart individuals that are ready for junior high and high school or kids that have been borough beat in to believing that they are stupid. Most of those children had given up and never tried to learn how to spell or read or do simple math. For those children they also had such low self esteem that they didn't make many friends to help them through the new trials in there years to come.
In High Schools around the United States scores are getting worse and worse and it’s due to unmotivated teachers who don’t care about the integrity of teaching anymore because it all seems pointless in this current time. You could make a lot more points about High School and its flaws but these ones are the biggest ones that need addressing. From High School to College, a lot of things change. In College you pick your classes, your times, basically everything. You have freedom to do what you like and aren’t held back by counselors and certain start times.
The book is set at a school with what seems to be a predominantly Hispanic student body. The narrator of the book describes an English teacher, Mr. Blessington, with whom many of the students have an issue. The description that is given paints the teacher to be a rude racist that believes very little of his students and what they are capable of accomplishing. The teacher had actually told the children that most of the boys are going to end up in prison and the girls will end up as prostitutes. One day in class the students were being berated by this teacher because some of them forgot to do their homework, focusing on one of the students more heavily than the others.
First of all, people are too quick to criticize other people weather it’s your style, race, religion, or even your image. Many students and teachers in public schools feel like they are targeted for what they wear, how they look or even their religion. Students who are bullied for their style, race, image or religion become very distance from friends and even family members because of bullying they go through each and every day. Many parents are in this situation because of the teachers or staff in public schools. Even though parents may be adults it doesn’t mean they are not affect by bullying in public schools.