The Short Story Shame By Dick Gregory

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The short story ‘Shame’ written by Dick Gregory is about an underprivileged boy named Richard. Richard was unaware of his misfortune as he is preoccupied with shining shoes, selling papers and loving an unattainable Helene Tucker. One day in class, the teacher humiliated him by pointing out his lack of money and a father figure. This made Richard feel ashamed of himself and see his life for what it truly was.