Compare and Contrast Essay- Racism

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Compare and Contrast Essay- Racism
Compare to racism of Jim Crow South in the 1930s, the racism of today is different, but also similar in some ways. The way they are similar is the cases by racism of both time periods. Even as the time passing by, violence caused by racism still keeps happening. The difference they have is that the Jim Crow Laws caused segregation between colored people and white people in the south, but there’s no separation in nowadays anymore. Also, the place of colored people is quite different in nowadays.
The similarity between racism of Jim Crow Laws and of today is that there are still violent events happening because of the racism. In the time period of Jim Crow Laws, much of the colored people didn’t have
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In nowadays, colored people don’t get separated anymore. All the limitations on colored people had been cancelled since the death of Jim Crow Laws in 1950s. As the Jim Crow Laws turned out, colored people gained equal but separated rights with white people. In fact, it was not equal since separated, because colored people had to be in a lower level in the society. It then, ends up by the death of the Jim Crow Laws, and colored people started to gain equal rights as the white people do. Now, they have the exact same rights, such as voting, schools, marriages, public services. That is very different from the time period of Jim Crow Laws.
Another difference is that the colored people class has a better place in the society than in the 1930s. Our president Obama, for example, is a big improvement in the history of African American in the U.S.. He shows his competence and makes people rethink the place and abilities of the black people in the society. It was impossible for a black man to have a job in the government during the 1930s, but it is not in nowadays. Also, there are laws stated that protect the rights of colored people. In people’s mind during 1900s, people with colored skins are always in a class lower than white man. Their impressions on colored people are incompetent, poor, cowardly and not educated. The place of colored people started to change since the death of Jim Crow Laws. People started to gain clear

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