March: Book 2 Themes

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Hatred and Prejudice

Many people during the 1960s are naïve in their attitudes and actions, but hate, ignorance, fear, and prejudice drive many of them to levels of violence they would not otherwise consider. Many blacks are attacked, injured, and killed while they are peacefully protesting or just acting on their Constitutional rights as American citizens. The attackers are usually driven by their prejudice and those injured seldom receive justice for their actions.

One of the main examples of this theme is seen as protestors gather to oppose unfair policies, often by businesses. Many restaurants during this era refuse to serve blacks. Members of the Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee and similar groups organize peaceful protests to object to the illegal discrimination policies, but they are often met with racial slurs, intimidation, and violence. When a group of protestors take seats at the Krystal hamburger place, employees douse them...

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