Racism And All The Other ' Isms '

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“Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is alright to be different. Racism and all the other ‘isms’ grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity” Roger Ebert ( As a student who was originally from another culture background, going to school here in the U.S was the biggest change for me. Where I came from there is only one type of ethnic group in my school, everyone around me seem to be just like me. We dressed the same, we shared the same culture and language. It’s seem like going to a school where everyone surrounding is are the same would be great but honestly it did not. Many of my friends would often judged people who are minority who went to my school, and said a lot of racist comments to those people. When I got to go school here to America everything changed, everyone around me are difference. We dressed differently, we speak differently and of course we all looked different from each other. The level of diversity at the school I went to was really high, there are many of students with different races, ethics background and religions. To be honest I thought that I will get bully by all my classmates but it did not happen. Yes there is sometime where people will make fun about the way I talk but I did not take it personally. They are were young so it was natural
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