In Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, what types of prejudice do Boo Radley and Tom Robinson face?

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Both Tom Robinson and Boo Radley are innocent individuals who become victims of prejudice throughout the novel. Tom Robinson is an African American who is discriminated by the prejudiced community of Maycomb because of his race. Tom is subjected to racial prejudice after the jury believes the contradicting testimonies of the Ewells simply because they are white. Unfortunately, Tom Robinson becomes the victim of racial injustice and is wrongly accused of assaulting and raping Mayella Ewell.

Boo Radley is a reclusive individual who becomes a victim of prejudice simply because he is "different." Unlike the other citizens of Maycomb, Boo is not social and does not take part in community functions. The community members of Maycomb understand that he is "different" and circulate false rumors that depict Boo as a trouble-making, immoral individual.

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