Racism In To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

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Harper Lee was raised surrounded with preachings advocating racial discrimination; therefore, theme of racism is highly emphasized in her novel. In 1930s, racial violence against blacks has become more common, especially in the South. Lynchings have surged to twenty eight in 1933 after it was declined to eight in 1932. During this time, many Christian ministers and theologians taught that whites are the chosen people, blacks are merely servants, and God supports racial segregation. Racism is a social perception, based in on the belief that one’s own race is superior. It consists of prejudice and discrimination. The concept of racism has emerged of Darwin's evolutionary theory, which evolves around the survival of the most endurance. The…show more content…
has been charged of killing two white girls. Stinney has convicted by white jury after a one day trial and a ten minute jury deliberation during a time when racial segregation prevailed in much of the United States. Stinney has not receive a fair trial; therefore he has died in the electric chair less than three months after the killings of Betty June Binnicker, and Mary Emma Thames. Recently, a South Carolina judge takes the unusual step of vacating the youngest person executed in the United States in the past century, saying he did not receive a fair trial. Not only blacks suffer from such discrimination and violent, but also the people who Support Blacks. Atticus's family have been exposed to violent attacks by Bob Ewell, whom breaks Jem's hand and gets himself killed and the end. They town even called Atticus a "nigger-lover". Thought at this time, there were a politically changes such as, Franklin Roosevelt's party was encourage black people to join to his party, there were a racial segregation. Darwin's theory is not correct, because Humans are not split into various races at higher and lower stages of evolution. In The Bible, it is clear that God specially created
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