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Black Boy is a great book that describes how the author Richard Wright suffered in the South of the United States during the time when there was still a lot of discrimination throughout the country Since the author explained many of his horrible experiences in the past this book cannot be written in a thin book This thick book is full of his great experiences that wanted to be read by many people in the world in order to let everybody know the disasters of racism This racism affected Richard Write very much and he had to adapt to the environment that he was in although he didnt know how he should act in front of white people in the beginning of the story There are not many examples in the beginning of the story since Richard was a little boy and he still didnt know about racism He did know that something was different between black and whites but he wasnt able to understand it since he was too young He even talks to himself in Pg 49 that I had heard that colored people were killed and beaten but so far it all had seemed remote There was of course a vague uneasiness about it all but I would be able to handle that when I came to it It would be simple If anybody tried to kill me then I would kill them first After this he realized the harshness of racism around his society when Uncle Hoskins got shot by a white man when he was at the saloon The reason was just because a black man was earning a lot of money and the white man became jealous After this scene there is an another example on Pg 172 where he met his classmate Ned Greenley who had lost his brother since the whites shot him for a specific reason Ned said Th-they said he was fooling with
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