Discrimination In America Research Paper

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John F. Kennedy once said, “The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.” Kennedy did not just tell us this for the country’s sake, but because it is true. Americans have fought for the rights of many different kinds of people. American do not only welcome people but helps them become a part of America by resolving the issues regarding injustice. To begin, the America I believe in is one where colored children, women, and men can all roam free without feeling discriminated. Although many obstacles were thrown at each and every colored being, some have stood up and became leaders and role models for many. For instance, Martin Luther King Jr. is known for playing such an important part in the path to racial justice.…show more content…
He wrote speeches such as the “I Have a Dream” speech and many more, which gave hope to others that a better future is yet to welcome them. Furthermore, the America I believe in is a country in which women are allowed speak their minds and vote. Women’s rights didn’t appear with the snap of a finger, but slowly began to emerge because of notable feminists such as Susan B. Anthony. She was a female activist that exercised women’s right to vote and was very well known throughout America. Similar to Martin Luther King Jr. and many other activists, Anthony was a successful role model who encouraged many to join and fight for women’s rights. Her consequences included getting arrested, but that did not keep her from pushing even more towards freedom. In the end, I appreciate each and every person who took risks and stood up for what they thought was right. People like Martin Luther King Jr. and Susan B. Anthony are the people who changed America into the America I believe
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