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Reverse Discrimination In The United States

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Lately the United States media has been focused on the unfair treatment many people receive based on their skin tone, whether it is the recent police brutality against African Americans or the focuses the 2018 presidential election has put on illegal immigration. Unfortunately the media has avidly avoided any subject that may be considered reverse discrimination also known as reverse racism. Reverse discrimination is a phenomenon in which members of majority groups receive unfair treatment in attempt to remedy earlier discrimination against minorities. Many people believe that reverse discrimination is becoming more prevalent part of modern society, by creating equal opportunity’s this issue can be easily reduced.
Reverse discrimination has become a joke with in many minority communities, “approximately seven in ten black (74%) and Hispanic Americans (70%) do not believe discrimination against whites is as big of a problem as discrimination against other groups” (Public Religion Research Institute 38). This is because many people hold the opinion that only minorities can be discriminated against. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission “Race
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According to a study conducted by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI):
More than four in ten (43%) Americans say that discrimination against whites has become as big a problem as discrimination against blacks and other minorities, while 55% disagree. Opinions about “reverse discrimination” have remained fairly constant over the past few years. Half (50%) of white Americans – including 60% of white working class Americans – agree that discrimination against whites has become as big a problem today as discrimination against blacks and other minorities, while fewer than three in ten Hispanic (29%) and black Americans (25%)
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