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Unforgettable Moments Of Slavery Black Boy a novel by Richard Wright is a heart-wrenching story about the harsh reality of racism prejudice and hostility that are revealed through the struggles of one young black boy The young black boy is desperately trying to understand the cruel and negative world he is living in This young black boy is on a mission to be educated and be successful Richard Wright is determined to succeed in life Richards success is based on his determination and drive to overcome obstacles that he would face on a day to day basis in all aspects of his life Richard was growing up in a time period that was both discouraging and hostile to blacks attempting to obtain an education and become successful Through all of his hardships and obstacles Richard continued to have a positive outlook on life A positive outlook kept Richard focused on his dream to leave the south and eventually be free from all racial and prejudice matters During the early twentieth century racial issues along with very strong prejudice feelings ran throughout the south The Jim Crow laws separated the blacks from the whites and led the blacks to believe they were not important Seating arrangements on busses drinking from different water fountains and even the arrogance of not being allowed to eat at counters in public restaurants were examples of some of these laws Therefore very little emphasis was placed on the education and success of a young black boy In order for Wright to be successful he had to pursue an education and overlook the strong prejudiced feelings he was faced with These were hard times for blacks but he worked hard to overcome his obstacles and reach for what he believed in He did this during a time when there was no desire to see a colored person overcome the chances and be successful Richard Wrights determination to succeed
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