Rabbit Proof fences movie depicts different policies that Australian government enforced in 1970's. The government took aborigine children from their mothers forcefully and then raised them in training schools. These schools trained them to work as domestic servants and factory workers. The western world had abolished slavery a century before. Moreover, they enforced these policies that practiced most cruel racism. The government official and white workers used women and aboriginal children as sex objects. Their husbands and fathers had been taken for enslavements and left alone. They separated the half white children from the blacks' society giving vile explanations. They argued that these half white children would incite resistance and lead the blacks' children to fight for their rights. They believed that they had superior genes thus they need separation from others. They further explained that half white children could marry each other. This could lead to the end of the blacks community since the blackness would breed out of them. The people of Australia refer then to as stolen children in the world of today.
A.O Neville signs and order to transfer the aboriginal girls to an education camp. He referred to them as half casts what portrayed they endangered themselves and their existence needed to be bred out. This camp prepares them for future works as slaves. Molly, Daisy and Gracie decide to escape and to go back to Jigalong, their home of origin. Gracie had no luck since Neville tricked her and later captured her. Molly and Gracie managed to go back home and fled to desert with their mother and grandmother. They had followed the rabbit proof fence and received assistance from the communities in the Australia. Later Molly later explains that Gracie had died through an epilogue of the film. She further explains that two of her daughter went to Moore Rive camp and only managed to escape with one.
[...] Racism affects the black community physically, emotionally and psychologically. These racism may be institutional or interpersonal. Interpersonal racism refers to the discrimination directed to the individual due to their origin while institutional racism refers to regulation and policies that institutions set but do not have equal treatment to people of different races (Bell 19). Blacks' community suffer psychologically in many ways through racism. The white's community deny them their individual values through discrimination. This makes them to be forced to believe and internalize how their oppressors perceive them. [...]
[...] In the past decades we have witnessed so many black Americans who emerge and fight for the rights of their black community. They reach a point they learn of their rights and cannot take any oppression from the white. They feel that they should have freedom in life just like the fellow whites. Example, Martin Luther fought for rights of the black community due to the racism they faced.Some of the human rights activists demand the governments should apologize for these policies that fueled slavery in Australia. [...]
[...] Some go to an extent of referring them to as baboons to proof how they resembles primitive animals. These makes their subjects believe that their IQ cannot match that of their perpetrators. These leads to psychological torture since such abuse lowers their self-esteem and deplete them of the individual values that they believe and individual possesses. The perpetratorsmainly aim at making them to be submissive and solely depend on them. For instance, in the movie the blacks' children become separated from the half casts. [...]
[...] The legacy and effects of racism on the black community Rabbit Proof fences movie depicts different policies that Australian government enforced in 1970's. The government took aborigine children from their mothers forcefully and then raised them in training schools. These schools trained them to work as domestic servants and factory workers. The western world had abolished slavery a century before. Moreover, they enforced these policies that practiced most cruel racism. The government official and white workers used women and aboriginal children as sex objects. [...]
[...] Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism. New York, NY: BasicBooks Print Wheeler, Albert J. Racism: A Selected Bibliography. New York: Nova Science Publishers Print. Reilly, Kevin, Stephen Kaufman, and Angela Bodino. Racism: A Global Reader. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe Print. Shipler, David K. A Country of Strangers: Blacks and Whites in America. New York: Knopf Print. D'Souza, Dinesh. The End of Racism: Principles for a Multiracial Society. New York: Free Press Print. [...]
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