Mommy, therre’s a Nigger at the Door

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Name Instructor’s name English 101 Date A Responsive Essay of the Article “Mommy, there's a Nigger at the Door” Ronald Jackson‘s article, “Mommy, there's a Nigger at the Door” is based on the theme of racism that many Black Americans faced in their lives. He explains on the different occasions that he has been discriminated because of his color. One of the events that always ring in his head is when he went to collect money for the paper, and a five-year-old child screamed while summoning his mother because of seeing a black person (Jackson II, 4). The author of the article was biased since he claims that racism started with the whites and that they are the ones who should come up with its solution without involving the blacks. Therefore, the article tends to overprotect and champion for the rights of Black Americans as compared to the rest of the races. Similarly, the audience of the article is limited to the Black people since it tends only to champion for their rights as opposed to the other races that are in America. Therefore, this paper shall come up with a summary of the article and discuss the cons depicted in the reading. The article revolves around the treatment that Black Americans received from the white people. It claims that when children are born, they are thought of their parents' many ways including discriminating people with black color. The children hold the perception as they grow up since they tend to choose specific friends to be with at home and in their different schools till they reach adulthood. The author gives his personal background and that of his family for the past three generations. He depicts the different instances that he

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