Unformatted text preview: this auditorium, something must be done. For the Negroes to invade our section of the auditorium is purely unethical. This special event was very important in Essie Mae’s life, it was the start of a new perspective. This perspective was the segregation and race division of the 1950’s in Mississippi. It must have been difficult for Anne’s mother to grab her daughter out of the white section. For Anne to wonder into the lower section was a clear demonstration of lack of knowledge of the segregation occurring during this time. It was harsh for Anne’s mother to be upset since Anne was just a child, but it was a normal reaction back in the fifty’s. This event was a life altering moment for Anne, since segregation was introduced into her perspective of life....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, White people, Essie Mae