Fighting With Integrity

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In the 4 books we read, Freedom’s Children, The Pearl, Schooled, and The Iliad, the main protagonists all fight with integrity. In Freedom’s Children, the black kids fight with integrity by protesting to gain freedom. In The Pearl, Kino fights with integrity by fighting for freedom in the form of protest. In Schooled, Cap fights with integrity y being non- violent by protesting. People fight with integrity by protesting for what they believe i. Claudette Colvin fought with integrity by doing what she thinks is right. Claudette Colvin was a black girl who lived in the time where black people were discriminated. She was on a segregated bus. There was a white section and a black section. When there were no white people, Claudette was allowed to sit near the front. When white people started to board onto the bus, the card board signs indicating where the black people sat moved back. It moved past where Claudette Colvin was sitting. Claudette refused to move. The bus driver got the patrolman on the bus, she didn’t move. When Claudette Colvin didn’t move, the police came and arrested her. This was the time when black people were discriminated. This event happened in Montgomery, Alabama. Claudette thought that it was wrong- she thought segregation was wrong and that it violated her Constitutional rights (23). Protest means a refusal of something. Claudette Colvin protested, because she refused to get out of her seat. It was against the law for black people to sit in the white section of the bus. Claudette risked herself going to jail. Claudette knew it was wrong for white people to discriminate black people. She thought it was wrong she had to sit in the black section, so she sat in the white section. Her peers told her mama that she... ... middle of paper ... ...the war with the Trojans. This shows that he is protesting because he objects Agamemnon taking his love away. He decided that it was wrong for Agamemnon to do so, so he did not fight in the war. He informed the whole country of Greece that he would not fight. Achilles fought with integrity by not fighting in the war. People fight with integrity by protesting on what they believe. The black children of Freedom’s Children fought with integrity by protesting to gain freedom. So does Kino- he fought with integrity by protesting to gain freedom as well. Cap fights against violence and unkindness by protesting. In The Iliad, Achilles fought with integrity by protesting against unfair treatment. These people, from different books, different back grounds, from different time periods, from different authors, all fought with integrity by protesting on what they believe in.

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