The Rise Of A Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs Essay

1122 Words Dec 5th, 2016 5 Pages
The rise of racism is a serious concern in America. Racism is a form of hate, and it exists all the levels of the community. Racism is also a conflict and controversy between all the American citizens. Racism is something that creates hatred and fear and may Americans take small actions to fight against racism.
The community was unfortunate that racism has existed in centuries. Such as in the non-fiction novel called, “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” by Harriet Jacobs, the main concern was racism, based on how White- Americans treated African-Americans, the way they dehumanizing black slaves, and lastly how there was a legal manifestation. However, the racism did not only exist in the 19th century, but also occurred in today as well, based on a protest against racism, diversity in many communities, and Black History Month. As I take the responsibility of being a student of Mercy, I encourage to offer to create more events and opportunities to take the moment of time on making activities that are against racism, even though the level of racism had decreased compared to the history.
In 1800’s, the racism was the biggest concern of all communities. In the novel, “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” by Harriet Jacobs, the racism was issued in the novel based on how White Americans treated African Americans. For example, Linda states, “Colored people and slaves who lived in remote parts of the town suffered in an especial manner. In some cases, the searchers scattered…

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