Racism Is Wrong With America

781 Words4 Pages
Chelsea Pratt Pratt 1 October 15, 2014 SAT Essay Racism in America “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America,” -William J Clinton. Have you ever thought about the problems of America? There are so many complications that could be solved if our nation united. President Bill Clinton was a wise man that believed in our nation’s people. Unfortunately, our people complain about everything, such as President Obama, our health, and jobs, but do nothing to find a solution. One huge problem with our country is racism. It has been a problem since the 1500s, when African Americans and Native Americans became slaves. During those hard times, African Americans fought hard for equality. They would protest up and down towns risking their life’s asking to be treated like everyone else. Today I question if we even care that innocent African Americans are killed for being that certain skin color. Today, certain people in our nation still treat African Americans with no respect. Some people believe being a certain skin color defines your behavior and think you deserve to be killed or treated unequally. Trayvon Martin was a victim and murdered because of his skin color. “Zimmerman (Trayvon’s killer) spotted him and reported him to the police

More about Racism Is Wrong With America

Open Document