Racial Discrimination

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Prejudice and racial discrimination has governed people who are of different race, religion, or ethnicity for hundreds of years, and is still a major issue all over the world. For example, in the Myanmar Rohingya Crisis, about 600,000 Rohingya Muslims had fled to Bangladesh after ethnic violence erupted in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State in late August.
Racism still exists in modern American society too, especially in healthcare, employment opportunities, wage levels, educational services, and media employment (“Race In America”).
Black discrimination is especially clearly existent in American society. As George Bernard Shaw stated, “The American white relegates the black to the rank of shoeshine boy; and he concludes from this that the black is good for nothing but shining shoes.”
One movie that shows this racial discrimination in the past is The Help, a 2011 American period drama film directed and written by Tate Taylor and adapted from Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel of the same name. In this movie, set in 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of becoming a journalist and writer. She decides to write a book from the point of view of various black maids, and starts to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Skeeter tries to expose the racism that black people faced in the workplace. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, talked

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