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In the two plays Othello by William Shakespeares and Fences by August Wilson there are many kind of ways racism is shown through out of the plays In the play Othello racism is shown because Othello is a colored military general and many of the people through the play could not accept him due to him being dark skinned In the play Fences racism is also shown when Troy a tragic all-star who had a dream of becoming a baseball player in a young age but due to racism and the right not given to the colored people to be able to play baseball The two play Fences and Othello there is a mass amount of racism that can be shown with the characters Othello and Troy Maxson because of the color of skinIn the play Fences By August Wilson Troy dreamed of becoming an all-star in the major league but because of his color of skin there was a kind of rule that said only a certain race should be able to play After slavery has been abolished Troy wanted to follow his dream again but age has finally caught up to him and gave him a reality check that was saying that he wont be able to play through old age There is also racism shown through the play when Troy and Bono are working he told Bono about a question he asked Mr Rand I went to Mr Rand and asked him Why Why you got white mens driving and colored lifting 1113 in this quote Troy is really ticked off because he is working hard and the white men are in the truck relaxing Also he is trying to say it unfair that African American are not able to drive the trucks and he wants to be able to drive the truck Troy as a person he is he is not very supportive to the fact that Cory want to
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