Conflict Theory: Race & Ethnicity
This movie is full of many conflicts between two different ethnic groups. A great example is when the little girl Lily is snuck into colored of the movie theatre by her friend Zachary. Once the boothkeepers found out, they proceded to forcidly remove Zachary. The whites believe they were superior to the colors and believe that she should not have lowered herself to their level.
The movie shows an example of religion by the statue of the mother mary in the living room. The statue of black mary fills them with power by just touching the space in its heart. Throughout the story, the statue helps empower the women through their difficult times.
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