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Essay heading: A Gathering Of Old Men
 
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Gil comes from a Cajun family who has a strong reputation for leading and organizing lynching mobs against blacks. Gilís family hated the fact that not only he played football side by side with a black man, but also was best friends with him. Some whites, including Gilís family, thought that the integration of schools would lessen the quality of white schools and result in miscegenation that would lead to mongrelization of the human race (McGuire)...
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Some whites, including Gilís family, thought that the integration of schools would lessen the quality of white schools and result in miscegenation that would lead to mongrelization of the human race (McGuire). Also at this point of time, there were people who treated blacks as friends and equals. In the story, black Mathu raised Candy, a white woman...
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