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Cry about the hell white people give colored folks without even stopping to think that theyre people too This is how Mr Dolphus Raymond put racism into words that kids could understand However racism and prejudice are problems that are as complicated as problems come This is evident in the novel by Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird No one knows what causes racism if it is inherited if it runs in families or if it can be cured Prejudice ranges from race and skin color to gender age religion and many other forms Classic examples of widespread prejudice are the Ku Klux Klan Adolph Hitler and Hitlers followers the Nazis Racism has existed forever and may always exist I think that time has made it worse Right now in the year 2001 I think that racism is at its strongest Racial tension is absolutely everywhere In Americas schools on the streets and in homes MTV recently aired a show called Take a Stand Against Violence I heard stories of rapes shootings bombings vandalism and murder All of these crimes were committed because of one persons hate for a person or group of people of a different race religion or sexual preference In the book To Kill a Mockingbird there is a huge amount of racial tension all around Maycomb Almost all white people refer to blacks as nggers and attend events such as a court hearing in separate sections Blacks and whites also have completely separate churches It seems that in the year the book takes place whites could get away with a lot of stuff that you cant today For example calling a black person a ngger nowadays would result in verbal harassment while back then it was a common word And now everyone in court gets a fair trial where in the past people could be convicted depending on their skin color Another example of racial tension is when
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