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When The Hood Comes Off Analysis

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The article from the New York Times titled: “The Faces of Bigotry: When the Hood Comes Off” is about the recent Charlottesville incident where protest over a removal Confederate monument happened. Many of the protesters were white nationalists, spewing racist and anti-Semitic statements during their protest. However, the article states that a majority of white nationalists were ordinary people that were educated and worked white collar jobs. The articles states that the real threat is the white nationalist that in a suit that has a job and college degree, rather than “some drunk skinhead”.
The racism in Maycomb are not stemmed from misfits of society, but rather from the ordinary people of Maycomb. This is dangerous as it regularizes racism,
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