Racism : Racism And It Is Fair For Label A Country Racist?

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In the recent years, racism has been at its highest, so the media reports to the public. Through sports, policing, and schooling, some story of racism is written up by a major news organization and society goes into disbelief. In any community, racist people exist, but with all the recent stories written by major and minor news organizations, it raises the underlined theme that America is racist. But, it is fair to label a country racist? In order to answer the question, there needs to be a set definition and understanding of what racism is. Dictionary.com provides well writing definition of the word. Racism: “a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one 's own race is superior and has the right to dominate others or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others” Through the definition of racism, does this apply to America? One must understand that racism can be any type of discrimination: (most notably) skin color, but can include nationality, gender, religious belief, and much more. This can be an entire community or just one single individual making the act of racism. The recent news has shown that racism is mostly on minorities. It is very hard to find research on the amount of racism that actually exists. Media outlets tend to be biased toward their readership, so there shouldn’t be a surprise when a newspaper will speak out about

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