Discrimination In 'What's In A Name?'

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Has this ever happened ? Someone has gotten a person name wrong. It’s just a name how much could it have an effect. Well it has a huge effect from the two essays I’ve read names carry a lot of weight. The authors point in “What’s in a name?” Henry Louis Gates’ father was experiencing discrimination in his childhood. Henry Louis Gates’ father was called George in fact all black men at the time was called George because blacks weren’t really accepted in the south. Gates’ father had a weird type of respect from the whites since he earned good money and could buy what he wanted for his family. There wasn’t anything he could do about the level of discrimination he was receiving by the people he would interact with everyday. Since it was “One of
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