Fun Racism Quiz: Would NFL Have a Team Called Washington Blackskins?
In the film, A Time to Kill, Matthew McConaughey plays a lawyer who, in his closing argument, asks the people of the jury to close their eyes as he describes a vivid scenario of rape and assault. He then asks the jurors to imagine the crime happening to a white girl instead of a black girl. The reason McConaughey’s character does this is because the trial takes place in a racially divided community in the rural south. Sometimes we as humans are inheritors of our ways and need perspective.