Racial Prejudice And Racial Discrimination Essay

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Racial discrimination is one of many terms used to express the suppression of a race or many races, but more specifically, it refers to the ill-treatment a person or group receives as a result of differences in their race, color, descent, national, ethnic origin or immigrant status. (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2016). Racial discrimination can be perpetrated by individuals within society, and corporate institutions such as schools, the work force and the government, all of which we have seen occur in today’s “accepting” society. I believe that racial discrimination is incredibly prevalent within our society (the USA) today. By proof of contradiction, I intend to show the institutionalized racism and inequalities of minorities that are embedded within society by using the concept of a racial democracy.
The phrase “Racial Democracy” simply denotes the notion of equality, and such a term has been used to imply that a nation has escaped racism and racial discrimination. In America, the issue of racial segregation and supremacy surfaces in several ways. Upon watching a documentary on Brazil called “Brazil A Racial Paradise- Black in Latin America”, I couldn’t help but see the resemblance and patterns between North America, Brazil and many other westernized nations. In this documentary, a common attitude that has been embedded in North America today was present; this attitude was that progression of treatment of minorities should be celebrated, and that people of
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