Tre Character Analysis

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Character’s presenting issues and cultural background
Tre is an African American male whose family’s status would be classified as low socioeconomic. Tre lives in Los Angeles, Calfironia where his neighbor is known as “the hood”. On a daily basis, Tre, his family, and his friends are exposed to violence, drugs, gangs, profanity, and crime. Tre’s presenting problem is trying to survive in the hood where deaths await.

Protagonist experience with prejudice and discrimination
Tre experienced discrimination by his own ethnicity, other African Americans individuals in his neighborhood and by an African American police officer. The police officer verbally and physically assaulted Tre in public. The police officer prejudged Tre and threatened him
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