Color Of My Skin

Shumeeke Warren
English 12

Color Of My Skin

Do you think about being judged based off your skin color? Race is still a major problem today instead of being judged off what you can and cannot do some people still judge you off your skin color.

James Owens (aka Jesse Owens) A black men who went to The Ohio State University when it was nothing but whites. His teammates but him down really did not want him in the same room as them. Larry Snyder was the coach who did not care that Jesse was black just cared if he can win. In his first year Jesse won four gold medals in his first meeting which took place in Berlin Germany of 1936.

Ruby Bridges the first African-American to ...

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thing that I was ever told by my parents is that I should behave." So as a six year old she did not know what was going on just thought is was normal for here to go to a school that was all white.

Ever played on a team full of black guys (Negro League)then next thing you know your wanted to play in a bigger league but only whites could play in (Major League Baseball) Jackie Robinson the black man who broke the color barrier in 1947 as the first black man ever to play a game of MLB in history. This lead to more fans because other blacks wanted to see it for themselves a negro playing in a all white mans league. Jackie had a teammate by the name of Harold Peter Henry who took up for Jackie when the other team talked about him saying things like that negro should be play in this league.

Just because I'm black does that mean I'm supposed to wear my pants below my waist? Does that mean I have a gun? Does it mean I am going to jail and have no future or that I'm going to rob ...

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