Problem Of Racism

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Racism is a discrimination of judging racial minorities based on their skin color, religion or belief. Some people argue that racism is solvable because of the end of slavery. In reality, racism still exists in the United States. Racism is not found in slavery or segregated schools and bathrooms, but it still has covert discrimination. Racism cannot be solved because it still exists in education, workplaces and law enforcement.
In 1852, a terrible famine happened in China. It caused many Chinese immigrants came to the United States finding job opportunities. Chinese immigrants did not have higher education so they usually worked unskilled jobs. In 1869, many Chinese immigrants were hired for constructing the Transcontinental Railroad. Because of the cheap Chinese labor, some American started to consider about Chinese immigrants may take their job opportunities. Since the United States have been a country of immigrants, it published The Chinese Exclusion Act to restrict immigrants to the United States and banned the immigrants with cheap labor.
Even though slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865, racial discrimination did not end with it. During the 1950s, African Americans from the south lived in an unequal world of segregation. Under the Plessy v. Ferguson court case, Black people and White people could have segregated but equal facilities. This law also known as segregation to became law in the United States. The U.S. had racially segregated schools for Black
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