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    protection, affords them innocence, to be “oblivious to worldly concerns”, as stated by Robin Bernstein in her book Racial Innocence. A child’s ignorance of the outside world, in effect, is part of their innocence. Yet, a child’s innocence depends on their family’s social class, their parents, and in particular: their race. In Mildred D. Taylor’s novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Taylor guides us through the experiences of an African American family living in the South. The Logan family, while better off than may African American families in Mississippi during the 1930s, lived during a period of time…

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    In the novel Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Stacey frenships effect how he makes decisions in chapter 7. First, starting of with TJ I think stacey knows who he really is and how he is not a good friend because in the book Tj gets away with many things. When TJ was cheating on test and gave stacey the answers stacey got in trouble and a whipping so he went to the wallace store to beat TJ up, but he still was going to be friends with him. But I think stacey keeps his friendship with TJ because if…

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    The book I read was “Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry” the book’s timeline was in the early in 1933 when segregation was still around. The place the book was set in was Louisiana in a town where there were only white people and they had their own all-black school where they got all the old books and the white kids got all the new books and we're very privileged with anything and everything. There was no one main character there were a few main characters. The main characters would,…

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    what you believe. In the book Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor has a really good way of explaining Cassie Logan and how courageous she was. Page 26 Cassie states it states that Cassie said to Miss.Crocker Holding the book up to her, I said, “See, Miz Crocker, see what it says. And that is why i say that Cassie is the most Courageous character in this book.“ I aint know bodys little n****, Cassie said.” Pg.213 Cassie says “How the wagon roll over him? How he get shot?” I…

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    The theme of family is an essential aspect of the book, Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry,which was written by Mildred Taylor.So,the author created the Logan family as role models in the book.Everyone in the Logan family attributes fairness, community fairness,doing what is best for children,and also sticking together no matter what.This is what makes them such an amazing family and a family most people wish they had.These are wonderful aspects for any family to have.It is the key to a successful and…

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    After I read this CNN news report, I had mixed feelings about it. I was quite amazed, shocked, and interested by the information that I read. At first, it did not sink into me because I realized that racism to this extent is still going on in this world today! To me, it felt that these students were not given their basic needs as human beings even after slavery was abolished, and after African Americans were given their rights. How can these rights be looked at wrongly? The color of your skin…

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    In the novel "Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry" written by Mildred .D. Taylor. The theme of "Racial Discrimination" is evidently shown through the education and the resources given to the black children compared to the resources given to the white children. The books given to the African-American children are worn out and ripped. They've been handed down to the black kids from the white children who no longer want them."...may I have another book please.. That one's dirty." Little Man, who is the…

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    down on, things you gotta take a stand on. But it's up to you to decide what them things are. You have to demand respect in this world, ain't nobody just gonna hand it to you. How you carry yourself, what you stand for--that's how you gain respect. But, little one, ain't nobody's respect worth more than your own,” (Taylor, 134). Cassie Logan starts off naive, young, and oblivious to the world around her. She goes to school and gets racist books, then says she doesn't want them when she shows…

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    Question 1 (Essay) The title "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" is a short explanation of how the Logan family and Mr. Morrison are trying to fight against injustice and against the whites’ treatment to the blacks. The word “thunder” in the title resembles the hate and abuse that the blacks get from the whites. “Hear my cry” is a call to God to hear the Logans cries and pains. In chapter three the family faced a very painful struggle from the whites’ bus driver. Thunder, as stated in the title, and…

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    Would you ruin something you legitimately need, to stop something absolutely bad? Yeah? No? Well, in Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor that is what happens. There is this big loving family who has Mama, Papa, Big Ma, Cassie, Stacey, Little Man, and Christopher-John. They have a bunch of friends that they care about too. Papa ruins his cotton in order to stop the hanging of T.J., Mr.Morrison, and him. As a result of the fire, Papa brought a bunch of people together. “You mean you…

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