Analysis Of Jim Crow By Philip Morrison

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“Freedom is never given; it is won” (A. Philip Randolph). Despite being freed in Miss Watson’s will, Jim is still imprisoned by society’s shackles. Though “legally equal” to the whites, in their eyes Jim is just another slave. Jim may feel free however in the society he is still perceived as a second class citizen. However, this is not the only reason Jim is still constrained by society. Oblivious to freedom, Jim still thinks of himself as an inferior to the white man, even if he doesn’t realize it. In the legal sense Jim is an equal to the white man, however Jim will never be shown the same decency; the same courtesy, nor the same respect. White society will always see Jim as inferior and will never accept a black man as an equal. Also Jim

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