A comparision of the degree of Racism in "To Kill A Mockingbird" and "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry".
"Roll of thunder, Hear My Cry" portrays a young girl, Cassie 's, black family who are constantly jeered at by white people, who think that, simply due to the fact that they are white, they are better than any black person. They are even spiteful towards Little-Man, who is only a very small boy "enveloping him in a scarlet haze while laughing white faces pressed against the bus windows." The young white school children, who are mainly below ten, already have the opinion that they are better than any member of the black race. It is repugnant, that these young people, who are only just going to school, already believe that they are better than even the wisest, oldest, black person. They must have inherited this prejudice from their parents as young children are not naturally prejudiced. A society portrayed in such a sickening manner, is obviously designed to condemn prejudice.
Even the Government system of the southern states is extremely prejudiced. They reserve the best books from condition "Excellent" to "Poor" just for white children. When the book has a quality of "Very Poor" it is sent to the black children. Little Man is the