The quote explained how that no body wanted to go to the Radley’s place because people were scared of it. The funny thing though was that people assume “Boo” was a monster and scary, but no one really had proof. Booism may be the first challenge they face, but it was far from the end of the challenges they faced. One of the biggest challenges was racisim. Though Maycomb was a white commuinty, there were a few negeros.
Savan states “simply put, white teenagers could not, as much as they might wish to, become black. They could and did however, listen to the music, dress the dress… mirror the haircuts, adopt the rap vocabulary suitable for their daily lives, mimic the cadence of street speech, and admire from a safe distance the lives of prominent black rappers and athletes.”(200) In that quote Savan illustrates black life in the “hood”, where the black slang originates from and how the white teens mimic it. The word “hot” is used in other slang meanings not necessarily deriving from the “hood”. This term is also used in poker games and sporting events. For instance, if a pitcher is having an amazing game he might be referred to as a “hot pitcher”.
(Page 217/218) No black man should feel sorry for a white person. The witnesses of this cross examination were shocked and this shows how prejudice they were- they believed that no black man can feel sorry for their superiors. Another factor that was deeply prejudice during Tom Robinson’s trial, was when Mr Gilmer has trouble trusting Tom’s statement when Tom says that he helped Mayella out of kindness and no money. He did not believe a black man could do a simple chore from the goodness of their heart for nothing! Also when Tom is called big buck- Mr Gilmer is treating Tom as if he were more of an animal.
Famous rappers such as Snoop Dog, 50 Cent, R. Kelly, and ECT… have almost planted these racial slurs into our minds through there “trashy rap”. Imus in morning was not only reprimanded for his comments but later let go, due to the uprising of the black community. Rappers, Movie Stars, Comedians and even Gangsters have been giving black woman and negative name calling them “items, hoes, and even bitches.” This is not even in the privacy of their home it is in public on movies and even cd’s. Earl believes that this is due to the fact that these black celebrities are giving an ok to everyone to degrade woman of their own race. He states that “The same
Lastly, the Charles Manmosn case was a situation of injustice because it make other criminals think that they can get away with doing wrong things without getting proper punishment. The phrase monkey see monkey do comes into play her. This case definitely proposes adomino effect that could hender our future to a dangerous demise. To some up the aforementioned points, the case of Charles Manson was a situation of injustice. It was injustice beacause it was a horrible event, he didn’t get what he deserved, and it allows others to get away with the idea of doing wrong without being fully punished.
Due to this problem, Scarman Report suggested to reform ‘recruitment and training’ because of racism in young police officers. Bowling and phillips (2002: 128-9) mentioned that in the 1970s and 1980s police officers widely practiced using ‘oppressive policing techniques’ in the ethnic minority’s communities, such as ‘ mass stop and search operation, the use of riot squads using semi-military equipment, excessive surveillance, unnecessary armed raid, and police use of racially abusive language.’ For example, Willis (1983) mentioned that black males, adult and young, double to be stopped rather than white. Not only for black people, but also West Indians tripled and Asian five times higher on foot. Smith (1983) also mentioned that, many West Indians have experienced to be stopped ‘for almost any reason and very often for no reason
On his way to another jail, he was shot by a few white men who hunted him down (Lee, 2006). Because of the bigotry involved in this movie, Tom Robison’s life was hugely affected. If he were a white man, he probably would have never been sent to jail or killed. If only Tom knew that the coming years would bring justice to blacks in the U.S…. The early 1950’s through the late 1960’s began the Civil Rights Movement, the social movements in the United States that were aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against African Americans and restoring voting rights to them.
. A prejudice person uses the term "niggerr-lover" to put out the idea that an induvidual is treating an African-American with special rights. In other words, giving an African-American respect, which was unheard of in the past. Atticus is givin the job of defending Tom Robinson in court against his charges of raping Mayella Ewell. Throughout the entire process of the preparing for the trial, Atticus treats Tom no differantly than he would treat any white man.
Whites are involved with the war on drugs, but it’s one out of five who are caught. You might be thinking that the police are monitoring this area because everybody in that neighborhood is bad. That not entirely true. From the story, On the Run, there is a saying called, Clean and Dirty people. “Those who have no pending legal entanglements or who can successfully get through a police stop, a court
CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE UNITED STATES HISTORY HIST 1302 FINAL ASSIGNMET CIVIL RIGHTS ESSAY STANDING FOR THE RIGHT OF BEING JUST ANOTHER HUMAN BEING BY JEANNE M HATTEN INTRODUCTION Since the earliest civilizations when the white men got a hold of them, black people had struggled to earn an equal position in society; as early as 1600’s when the blacks arrived to America, had been forced to stand down on their knees in front of a more civilized and advanced civilization that used their power indiscriminately to bullied, exploited, and damaged physically, and psychologically millions of innocent victims. White people saw the blacks as inferior beings; closer to the animals than to another human beings, incapable of thinking or feeling.