Examples Of Racism In Remember The Titans

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Martin Luther King Jr. said "I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls". So many people had this dream as well and wanted to fulfill it. For years, racism has been a major issue throughout the world. It has had a major impact of African Americans in America. Racism is not something that only impacted many in the past, but it also affects so many people today. So many people are not aware that racism is still happening or believe that it is no longer an issue. People do not realize that in today’s society, racism happens to many African Americans everyday. Examples of racism are clearly shown in the film Remember the Titans, in Jane Elliot’s experiment, in the video ¨What Would …show more content…
In today’s society, racism is still a major issue that occurs in many people 's everyday lives. In Remember the Titans, racism is the major issue tackled in this film and it is shown in a number of ways in most of the scenes of the movie. When African Americans and white people are forced to integrate, the African Americans are not accepted and are treated poorly. When the African American students first go to the all-white high school called TC Williams high school, there are protests that take place and many are yelling at them. At this time, African Americans were not accepted by most people and were treated poorly and this is shown when Julius first meets Gary’s girlfriend, Emma, who refuses to shake his hand and walks away. This shows that the students of TC Williams high school were not ready to get to know African Americans and did not want them to “interfere” in their lives. Another major scene in the movie that takes place is when some of the African American …show more content…
So many people are affected by racism in their everyday lives. It has been a major issue for years and so many have fought to stop it, while others prefer to be superior to others. People need to realize that this is not the way to live and the only way this world will ever be at peace, is to stop fighting for power and accept being equal with others. The world will not survive for much longer if others choose to try and have power. At the moment, the problem is that so many people think that there is no racism, and are not aware that racism is still a major issue. Also, many choose not to do anything about it. People need to be educated about the issue and try and make a change. So will you choose to be racist? Will you stand on the sidelines while others are being racist? Will you allow others to be hurt or made to feel inferior? Or, will you do what you can to stop

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