Michael Jordan's effect on the world
Michael had struggled with racial tension many times in his teen years and early adult life. This was revealed in "Michael Jordan Reveals Struggles with Racism in the New Book Chronicles Legends Life," by Daneille Cadet when Cadet Interviewed Roland Lazenby ,the Author of the book "Michael Jordan: The Life." In the Article, Michael had said that he had started to learn about racial relations in the TV series "Roots," and had gotten suspended from school because he had thrown a soda at a girl for calling him the N-Word. In "Michael Jordan Reveals Struggles with Racism in the New Book Chronicles Legends Life," Cadet had learned that, "Jordan said in the book. 'I was really rebelling. I considered myself a racist at the time. Basically, I was against all white people.'" This racial struggle was even worse because of Klan activity in North Carlina. The Klan affected his life by the Klan being involved in giving Bibles to schools and buying Ball Uniforms along with the racial violence they cause. "The Klan was like a chamber of commerce," as stated in "Michael Jordan Reveals Struggles with Racism in the New Book Chronicles Legends Life." Even though all of these things affected Michael as they did, he still was able to achieved amazing things that he has achieved.
Additionally, there were other significant struggles of Jordan's life that has affected the way Michael is today. The first struggle is not making the varsity team at his high school his sophomore year, and this was because of his height. Michael just could not accept the fact that he did not make the team, so it pushed him to work harder to make the team the next years throughout high school and his life. Another struggle was the broken foot he had gotten which had prevented him from participating in 64 regular season games. All in all, the most significant struggle of Michael's life was his gambling problem, and when his father was murdered by two teens during a robbery. The depression that had set in had caused him to do a surprise retirement from the NBA in 1993. He eventually came back during the season of 94-95
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