This is my best friend— scratch that, my most amazing un-biological sister— and she is 13. And she has better understanding and consideration and empathy and sympathy towards others more than half the politicians in the entire US government. Read it and weep it, prejudice folk.
I’m a teenager.
For my class, I had to read To Kill A Mockingbird. This book is set in a fictional 1930’s town of Maycomb, Alabama. This book is about discrimination, coming of age, and a bunch of other things. But this book is making me laugh. Scout’s teacher is talking about how Hitler is evil for the persecution of Jews. They say discrimination is wrong. Her teacher is priceless.
They are doing it. The persecution of innocent, unfairly discriminated against people. The children are raised in a world where if your skin is dark, you are less. If you are a woman you are less. This whole social hierarchy is just a form of controlling every man, woman, and child into conformity. Giving an order to the world. “The thing about it is our kind of folk don’t like the Cunninghams, the Cunninghams don’t like the Ewells, and the Ewells…
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