Racism Outcry

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Today I read “South Africa Starts 2016 with Racism Outcry” by Erin-Conway Smith. This article was published on January 7th, 2016 in USA Today. So to start off, when filling out my Images of Africa worksheet I did not know that racism occurred in Africa. In all honesty before even entering IAH205 I had no prior knowledge of Africa. I did not know how big it was, how many different cultures and people there were or how they had social problems just like we do in the United States. In the article, Smith talks about a woman who recently sent out a tweet that stated that “black people are monkeys” and that they “make a mess on public beaches” Now since I had never known that racism was an issue in Africa, I was completely caught off guard that
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