Cultural And Racial Issues That We Deal With Almost On Daily Basis

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Cultural and racial issues that we deal with almost on daily basis.
Nikolay Solovyev
Keiser University

Cultural and racial issue that we live in.
I was originally born and raised in Leningrad, Russia. Russia was and still is one of the most racially divided countries I know of, mainly because there are not that many African American people that reside there. When I moved to United States, I had to make a tremendous adjustment of how I looked at the world and other people; primarily people of other races and cultures. I never considered myself racist nor the type of person who would protest against such event. I understand that there are right and freedom of speech, but there other ways you could express yourself. I like
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I think all lives matter. I served in the military for over 12 years, which is the most diverse company you could think of. I worked with Asians, Hispanic people and African Americans and all of them at one point of another I either called them my brother, sister or even family. Not too long ago my brother in arms, who I served with for 4 years, recently was honorably discharge from the military. He moved back home to Atlanta, GA; and with all this killings and murders of black people, he joined the Black Lives Matter protests. It is very disturbing and painful for me to see, that he has to go through such event just to defend his rights and race, and fight for his freedom. On daily basis innocent people die whether they are black, Hispanic or white, All Lives Matter, but I also understand the issue that African American people have to deal with every day.
Burning of American Flag According to U.S. Code 700, “Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both” (18 U.S. Code). For person myself, who moved here from another country and who proudly served this country, it is very disturbing to me that there are some people who would protest and do such thing as stump
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