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    Institutional racism has solidified its position into various aspects of American society. It has installed itself into employment practices, all levels of education, healthcare, housing, politics and the criminal justice system. Institutional racism has made some subtle changes to replace the boldness of slavery and Jim Crow. However, in educational institutions the effects of racism and discrimination are so delicate they typically go unnoticed by students of color. Individual racism usually happens

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    Racism can be enacted individually or institutionally. Institutions can respond to Blacks and Whites differently. Institutional behavior can injure Blacks, and when it does, it is racist in the outcome, if not in intent (2008). Racism remains an ingrained part of the American experience for many ethnic populations. Racism thrives even among many other organizations, obstructing the effectiveness of the programs and services offered. One primary way to determine institutional racism is seeing how

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    waves of faceless racism and never-­ending segregation. This is the everyday life of ‘racial minorities’ in the United States of America. Suffering at the hands of government figures, employment grillers, educational systems, law enforcement officers, and medical practices; this, is Institutional Racism. I wanted to discover the extent of which Institutional Racism exists, how Institutional Racism affects people of colour, and what the government is doing to prevent Institutional Racism. This is what

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    Institutional racism are those accepted, established, evident, respected forces, social arrangements, institutions, structures, policies, precedents an systems of social relations that operate are manipulated in such a way as to allow, support individual acts of racism. It is also to deprive certain racially identified categories within a society a chance to share, have equal access to, or have equal opportunity to acquire those things, material and nonmaterial, that are defined as desirable and

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    other little girl is Latina. This is an example of the racism against people of color that is institutionalized and taught in today’s society. Reverse racism, a term commonly referred to more often as the act of a minority being racist towards a white person, is not real because of institutional racism, white privilege, and the misunderstanding of the celebration of non-white culture as racism. Institutional racism ultimately consists of racism instituted by an organization backed by the government

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    about it? A victim of institutional racism that made you feel doleful and surly? Institutional racism happens a lot, but not as much as microaggressions, but a lot of people wonder why they get this type of vibe from white supremacist. These are the same people in the same country, with the same daily schedule but somehow they judge people based on their skin color. Some reason you aren’t allowed to lead this country if you are any other skin than white. There's a lot of racism in America, and a lot

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    called institutional racism. Institutional racism is “a pattern of social institutions— such as governmental organizations, schools, banks, and courts of law— giving negative treatment to a group of people based on race” (“Institutional Racism Lesson”). This issue is important because it normalizes racism and introduces children of color to discrimination at a very young age. If we put an end to racism in schools, it could be a big leap forward in ending it all together. Institutional racism has a

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    Another type of racism is individual (hate) racism which is “explicit and highly personalized” directed at a person which can be highly physical or verbal (Wilkinson, 2017). An incident that reminds me of this type of racism is between my 7-year-old son and his white classmate who is also his play buddy but one day they fell out while playing at school and he told him that the colour of his skin is ugly, which might probably be what he hears from people around him. Subliminal “polite

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    Moreno Social Movements & Social Justice October 9, 2017 Critical Thinking Assignment #2 Chapter #4: 1) Racism can be manifested in many forms, including poverty, housing problems, underemployment, unemployment, wage differences, lowered educational opportunities, high crime rates, and welfare dependency. What are the causes of racism. Describe the primary cause of individual and institutional racism. How are these factors dealt with by society? It has become common to live in an environment where

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    silence of our friends.” It has become more and more apparent that America’s friends have turned against those who are marginalized, brought down by institutions, and treated unfairly both in and out of the system. The statistics reflecting institutional racism are sickening and uneasy to read of but by bringing them to light and showing that they are there, action can take place and be more effective than simply letting these disparities continue to occur and take over the institutions that we otherwise

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