To Kill a Mockingbird

How does Lee illustrate racism in the following passage?

"Mr. Radley shot at a Negro in his collard patch .... Shot in the air. Scared him pale, though. Says if anybody sees a white nigger around, that's the one. Says he's got the other barrel waitin' for the next sound he hears in that patch, an' next time he wo not aim high, be it dog, nigger, or ... " (p. 55) (Chapter 6)

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Aside from the racist vernacular (words) common to whites describing blacks at the time, the term "Scared him pale, though" is quite offensive. The passage also equates dogs to black people, "be it dog, nigger, or ... "