Racism Against African Americans : Racism

1575 Words Apr 5th, 2016 7 Pages
Bryce Harris

Mrs. Rakis


4 February 2016

Racism against African Americans

“I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.”-Malcom X. Is racism against the African American descent still a big issue in America? Racism against African Americans has been going on for quite some time and yes, it’s still a continuous problem. People believe it has settled down over time, but it’s still a major issue that we as Americans are trying to overcome.There have been many events and issues since the 1930s that have showed racism is still an issue such as, the use of racial slurs, protests, police attacks, etc. as a whole the United States needs to come together and unite as one. We need to not be judged by the color of our skin, but the actions we make. If a person is only judged by the color of their skin the situation will never be solved. Racism against African Americans is an issue that we still have in America and it needs to be solved.

Racism against African Americans has a lot to do with the involvement of certain people, groups,etc. the involvement in sports in America has been a prime example of this racism against African Americans.“When Doug Williams was the Super Bowl MVP at the end of the 1987 season, that was held to be an important milestone. All these years later, the touchiness continues. Williams quarterbacked the WashingtonRedskins, and so does or Robert Griffin III. Coach…
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