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Unformatted text preview: and she held an open casket funeral so the whole world could see what they did to her child. There was a case held for the murder, and the men who did it, were found not guilty, because they were white males. This was only one aspect of the things that happened during this time. The blacks suffered many severe punishments and even deaths. I believe that this was important to have in the video because it was a reality check to me and probably to the rest of the class about how these colored people were actually treated. They let two men who were drenched in guilt off. This was a natural occurrence that would happen back in these days though, the family wasn’t even surprised....
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- Winter '08
- White people, film response paper, open casket funeral, fourteen year