Overcoming Racial Endeavors
Coming of age in Mississippi is filled with examples of the hatred that existed between blacks and whites in the 1950's and 60's.The main character experiences racism, but the end is filled with joy and peace. The main character is Essie Mae, who is really Anne Moody herself. She struggles through the difficulties of racism between the blacks and whites in a small town in Mississippi called Centerville. Her personality changes
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Mississippi during a time of change and struggle. It gives people an understanding of how important history is and what it felt like to be a civil rights activist. Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi gives the reader a better appreciation of the struggles and hardships people went through and overcame just to have some basic rights. If the world never had hate in it, it would be so easy for everyone to survive.