How To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 4 Summary

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Chapter 4 is started off with a meeting Dr. Moore had with a professor at Presidential Law School. The professor had questions about Dr. Moore’s Research at Presidential, the professor did not see a point to her research, the professor believed that no matter what they did to make a black student feel welcome they will still complain, he made this clear when he said. “ We give them the moon but they still complain” (Page 89) This conversation is a clear representation to what many of the students felt like, they were just not as open as this elderly white professor. Chapter 4 has many interviews with students at both Presidential and Midstate Law School. One of the first interviews the student brought up the issue on why many white students …show more content…
It is not just Dr. Moore’s opinions, she has research this topic fully and it is clear. By having the interviews in the book it proves that Dr. Moore is not just making this stuff up. If she were to simply give an account of the stories it would be hard to believe. This book went over many of the issues we have talked about in class. While reading it I felt well prepared because I already knew about many of the issues she brought up, like color blind racism. This book correlates with class completely, it felt like I was reading a review of what we have learned in class. Normally I would not recommend a book that I had to read for a class to a friend, this book is different. I would recommend this book to my friends or anyone that want to learn more about this topic. This book shines a light on these big law schools and talks about stories you would not think would happen at such a prestige place. Overall this book opened my mind. Class this semester has already opened my mind this books just adds to that. If anyone is remotely interested in race they should read this book. It is about law schools so I did not think I would be interested, but I

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