Examples Of Social Justice In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Social Justice in Discrimination Malala Yousafzai, a young girl who was shot when getting off her school bus, believes that “ [t]here should be no discrimination against [the] languages people speak, skin color, or religion.” Malala along with many people believe that discrimination is a big problem around the world consisting of many being looked down at or being suspected of doing a crime based on the color of the skin, the language they speak, or origin. Discrimination can be done through different ways by gender or skin color. Gender Discrimination Society has decided what a person can and cannot do based on the their gender. Gender discrimination is all around the world, even when somebody does not see it. When a baby is born and based on the gender, it…show more content…
Lee wanted everyone to be aware of discrimination that has surrounded the world since the 1930s until now. On the last day of summer Scout, Jem, and Dill go to the Radley’s place in hopes of having a glance of Boo Radley. When Mr. Radley catches them he shoots at the sky to scare them away; in order for them not to look suspicious they join the crowd that had gathered around Mr. Radley's place. When Jem asks Miss Maudie what happened she responds saying “Mr. Radley shot a negro in his collard patch” (Lee 54). Not knowing who it was, Mr. Radley automatically decides it was an African American. It was Christmastime and Jem, Scout, and Atticus were going to the Finch’s Landing to visit their family. Aunt Alexandra, a typical Southern Woman was telling Scout that she should be “ [...p]laying with small stoves, tea sets, and [that she should be] wearing [an] Add-A-Pearl necklace” because that is what young women are suppose to do. ( Lee 81). For being a women, many have created the idea that a lady should act in a certain way. Harper Lee was aware of these stereotypes and included it in her
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