Essay on Racism in the Film Remember the Titans
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In the movie "Remember the Titans" there are many lessons that every person should learn in their life. One of the most important lessons is that of racism. In this day and age some people believe that racism is over because there are no longer any slaves, some people believe that there is still racism but that it is ok. I believe that those people would benefit a great deal from seeing this movie. I know that there is still racism, I also know that it is not ok.
There is a scene in this movie where the coach takes the team on a long run in the middle of the night. They end up at the break of dawn at a cemetery. The coach tells the young men of the battle that was fought on that ground. He told of the blood shed on those grounds that…show more content…
In this world we learn just about all of our beliefs from our parents, right or wrong. So many people grow up wanting to change the world, but they never figure out how to do it so they give up.
Gerry and Julius developed an amazing friendship built on trust and respect. They learnt to appreciate the meaning of trusting a man?s soul rather than their color. They worked to overcome the racial issues and heal the conflict.
In the beginning Gerry and Julius would not acknowledge one another, they were like enemies. When they looked at each other it was with revulsion and fear. They both lived their own separate lives with their own kind and did not want to bond with the others. If they did join with another race it was like a crime. They treated each other with such ignorance and hatred. They couldn?t stand each another and hated the way the other one acted.
When both Gerry and Julius found out that they were going to be in the same football team they didn?t want to consider the
They were both so narrow-minded and stubborn which resulted in neither seeing the other side of things. It seemed impossible for these two players to become friends and forget about their racism. The closer they became the more they forgot about their differences and the more they defended their friendship. They were too determined to let their teammates hold them back.
As a result they both ended up playing football.
When Gerry and Julius considered
English Level 1 Remember the Titans Essay
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