The Fight Against Discrimination Today 's Society

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Andie Girard Mr. Morrow English-1D1 08 December 2015 The Fight Against Discrimination In Today 's Society “Discrimination is treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favour of, or against a person or thing based on the group, class, or which that person or thing is perceived to belong to rather than an individual being or object.” (Dictionary.com) Imagine living everyday hiding your true self, disguising the person you actually are and what real emotions you feel. People are shading themselves from the world to this day as society has become very judgmental and has certain expectations and images. Many are still experiencing discrimination in forms of racism, feminism and health conditions such as disorders and illnesses. Although discrimination has improved in the world, it is still prevalent in today 's society and has become worse because of the way society treats people of another colour or gender based on social images and stereotypes. Although racism is not prominent in today 's society, it still exists and has grown to become worse. Today 's social image causes people to have certain opinions about others. Racism can be seen through society 's image and how stereotypical the world is. Discrimination against Middle Eastern’s can be witnessed on a wide variety of social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. A student from Alliant university uploaded a story to the Internet about discrimination. “Following September
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