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Additionally the book brings out an aspect of female discrimination and how they were not given a position in the society.
If I was born black and was in the shoe of the young black lady, I think my life would have been harder. People of color were discriminated more that the Asian, in fact, the Asians faced discrimination mainly because they were thought to be brighter than the white. Secondly, the white felt that Asians would take over. As much as all immigrants faced racial discrimination, the black people were more oppressed, because of the color and the fact that they were seen as illiterate hence considered inferior, especially the female. If I was in a colored skin, I would not have an opportunity to experience some opportunities because black women were not even give a chance by their community to have a profession. Unlike the Asian where the society encouraged their girls to study so that they can be able provide for their family financially. Asians also believed in a strong culture that emphasis on the connection between efforts and achievement.
Being born black especially as women one was reduced to a state of enslavement working as a salve, nannies in their master homes and in fields. The pay was minuscule. Black people were victims of racism, chauvinism, and manipulation specially the black woman. Therefore, they had no voice in the society and the black men also did not give them the chance and considered them as inferior too, and their role was to look after their family. That is why in the book Bell narrated how it was sickening to have to do things to please his brother. This demoralized the young black girls since they did not have a role model in the society, neither were they give a chance to go to school. Furthermore, they did not have people to push them to acquire good education as the Asian. Most grew up knowing
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This is because many of the factors that sum up to make up issues relation to gender specific work issues have tended to affect many females than they have affected males. In fact, gendered experience of work is largely understood to refer to feminist issues. Even so, there are occasionally scattered cases in which feminist theories may not apply as the foundation upon which all arguments emanate (Alsop et al., 2002, p. 154).
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