The Evils of Racism

How Does it Affect Society

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character" -Martin Luther King Jr.

The Help vs. To KIll a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird:

- Mid 1930's.

- From the perspective of white people.

-Villain is supposedly "Tom Robinson"


The Help:

- Early 1960's.

- From perspective of colored people.

- Villain is a spoiled white woman.


Both:

- Based in the south.

- Whites are prejudaced on Negroes.

"There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads, they couldnt be fair if they tried. In our courts, when it's a white man's word against a black man's word, white always win" -The Help

Real World Application

We need to accept people for their personality, not physical appearance. What matters is what is on the inside, not the color of your skin is. Never judge people by their appearence.