How to kill a Mockingbird Black or white - Micheal jackson

Black Or White by : Micheal Jackson

What this song is talking about is that it should not matter what color your skin is or what your culture background, ethnicity, or race is, because we all are technically the same. The world should be about equality and to not be to quick to judge on people by the color of their skins. Also how it does not matter where you come from good or bad and despite the skin color you have that everyone should be treated equal and with respect.

This song strongly resembles Tom Robinson and the way that he is judged upon because of his skin color. In Tom's trial the evidence given clearly shows that Tom did not commit the crime of rape, but was placed in jail anyways due to his skin color. In the song "Black or White" by : Micheal Jackson many of the song lines are saying how people should not be judged by their skin, just how Tom was. One lyric from the song that I thought spoke to me was "I'm not going to spend my life being a color". Micheal Jackson was battling against racism. But unfortunately, Tom did spend his life as being labeled as a color, it did not matter what Atticus or Tom said all the jury cared about was Tom's skin color. This is an example of Tom being a victim of prejudice and this song is fighting against it.

The 1st picture is showing diversity or differences through out different people, this ties into all the different types of people in Maycomb and their physical appearances relating to the song showing how people differ from each other appearances. The 2nd picture is showing discrimination againstĀ one another based off physical features once again, All off the fish except one are what appears as the normal color of the fish group. They are what seems to be conversing with the green fish just totally ignoring it, and they over power the green one. The 3rd picture is showing once again discrimination against blacks. This man was most likely looking for a job but unfortunately will not get one due to his skin color and the job states that only whites can work at this place. All three images bring the factor of racism or discriminating against black colored skin people.

I took my baby on a Saturday bang

"Boy, is that girl with you?"

Yes, we're one and the same

Now I believe in miracles

And a miracle has happened tonight

But if you're thinkin' about my baby

It don't matter if you're black or white

They print my message in the Saturday Sun

I had to tell them I ain't second to none

And I told about equality

And it's true

Either you're wrong or you're right

But if you're thinkin' about my baby

It don't matter if you're black or white

I am tired of this devil

I am tired of this stuff

I am tired of this business

So when the going gets rough

I ain't scared of your brother

I ain't scared of no sheets

I ain't scare of nobody

Girl, when the goin' gets mean

[L. T. B. rap performance]

Protection for gangs, clubs and nations

Causing grief in human relations

It's a turf war on a global scale

I'd rather hear both sides of the tale

See, it's not about races

Just places


Where your blood comes from

Is where your space is

I've seen the bright get duller

I'm not going to spend my life being a color


Don't tell me you agree with me

When I saw you kicking dirt in my eye

But if you're thinkin' about my baby

It don't matter if you're black or white

I said if you're thinkin' of being my baby

It don't matter if you're black or white

I said if you're thinkin' of being my brother

It don't matter if you're black or white

Ooh, ooh

Yeah, yeah, yeah, now

Ooh, ooh

Yeah, yeah, yeah, now


It's black, it's white

It's tough for you to get by

It's black, it's white, woo

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