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Atticus Finch Scout Learns
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Toward The Black People In Ernest J Gaines
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Non Violent Civil Disobedience
713 wordsNon violent civil disobedience is the most powerful way to avoid violence while fighting for some major goal. Back in 1957 's Congress made a decision to apply the constitutional rights of equality to the black population of USA. At that time the US had a lot of segregation and racism. Black and white population of USA were separated. The relationship between the two races was combative. One of aspects of difference was the education that children were receiving in black schools. It was much wor...
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Martin Luther King Southern Christian Leadership Conference
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2,106 wordsRacism in American Literature and Modern Life I believe that racism will always exist in the society, for it is humans nature, that a person who is not like us is viewed with suspicion or even hostility. Some suppose, that racism is inherent in people as much as xenophobia is peculiar to them. But xenophobia is spontaneous and sporadic, and racism implies some connected complex of views. The history of racism goes back to the era of great geographical discoveries. There may be even named the exa...
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