Perfect Game Racism

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The movie "The Perfect Game" is based on a true story about kids in Mexico that form a little league baseball team. When they come to America to compete for little league world series, many people doubt them because of their size and race. Although their race has nothing to do with it, people still thought they were on a lower level. Racism is a big part of our history, and black people faced a lot more discrimination than this little league baseball team. A third grader named Linda Brown went to an all black school in Topeka, Kansas and had to walk six blocks to catch her school bus. There was a white school just seven blocks away from her, but when her dad tried to enroll her in it they refused to accept. Her dad and ended up going to court with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People also known as NAACP. It ended up being…show more content…
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