“This i Believe” from perspective of Troy Maxson

I try to warn him about he will not play at all

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a lot of racism there. I try to warn him about he will not play at all because “the white man ain’t gonna let you get nowhere with that football noway” (Wilson 35). I warned my son of this because when i played baseball i could not reach major leagues because of my skin color, i was better than most of the white men that played there “i’m talking about if you can play the ball then they ought let you to play, don’t care what color you were” (Wilson 10). Things are difficult with my son, he don’t understand why i do this to him, we faded a lot. I think it is better to him to keep that work in the A&P than play football, because he could get a source of money there but in the football thing he would never play, it will be better to work than play that sport that won’t give him a safe future so “he ought to go and get recruited in how to fix cars or something where he can make a living” (Wilson 8). I have many responsibilities with my family, because i am the one who brings money to our house. Even though i have to work hard to take care of my family, i found peace “ When I found you (Rose) and Cory and a halfway decent job...I was safe ....
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