Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

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Through her work, assess how Anne Moody shows how African- Americans had to "overcome racism."

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I think that Moody's work speaks to the idea of African- Americans needing to "overcome" racism on a couple of levels.  The first is that Moody speaks to the idea that the brazen and demonstrative manner of racism in the South is something that has to be confronted.  Her writings make it abundantly clear that she does not expect White America to change as much as she...

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