Discrimination In Eatonville

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Though not white, he basically takes upon that role, creating a new form of domination, the town bully. “ Joe viewed the town as a means to exert himself and his self-worth. He forced others to do his bidding such as drain ditches near his store. They had murmured hotly about slavery being over, but every man filled his assignment”(47) Rather than perpetuate the myth of white supremacy, he instead creates another supremacy - his own. Joe becomes the main authority, the “white man” in a sense, in Eatonville because he’s looks authoritative. “He had a bow-down command in his face, and every step he took made the thing more tangible.”(47) The people in the town bow down to him because he acts as if he needs to be. Because he looks the part, so
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