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    The social issue I chose as my topic is racism. If you ever questioned what it would be like to live in the 1930’s or 1950’s, you don’t have to look far. Right now at this moment America is living through it. The individuals involve are presenting how ugly America really is. Dressed in khakis and polo’s, bearing torches, putting on Nazi memorabilia, and chanting anti-black, anti-immigrant, anti-LGBT, anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim chants, white supremacist racists have descended on Charlottesville, VA

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    Racism In America Racism

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    Leah Song Professor Dongho Cha English 161 22 October 2017 Racism in America The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended all state and local laws requiring segregation. The “whites only” signs have ceased to lurk over water fountains, bathrooms, and restaurant counters. However, that is only on legal terms and paperwork. Many Americans don’t want to admit it, but segregation is still around. Sometimes by design or by choice. The 21st century segregation exists only in our school systems and communities. It

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    Racism In America

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    Racism in America Racism, the “feelings or actions of hatred and bigotry toward a person or persons because of their race”, has always been an issue in America since its founding (Webster). Until the mid-1800’s, racism existed in the form of slavery. Africans were brought to America to be bought, sold, and traded amongst farmers and plantation owners. Oftentimes, families were separated and sold to different owners. They were forced to work endlessly and were often beaten if they failed to adequately

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    Racism in America

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    There is surely no nation in the world that holds "racism" in greater horror than does the United States. Compared to other kinds of offenses, it is thought to be somehow more reprehensible. The press and public have become so used to tales of murder, rape, robbery, and arson, that any but the most spectacular crimes are shrugged off as part of the inevitable texture of American life. "Racism" is never shrugged off. For example, when a White Georgetown Law School student reported earlier this year

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    Racism In America

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    America is still believed to be a deeply racist country, African Americans remain fighting for their legal right after many ordeals throughout the period of being slave and the time of segregation. Presently, racism is declining in America, some part were yet, still being effected, and colored people inhabitant in that part is still being impertinent and mistreated physically, mentally and by the community. During the past recently years, treatments and violence from discriminatory police officers

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    Racism In America

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    “One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.” -Alvin Ailey. Ever since the start of the country there is no doubt racism is present. Some believe racism ended with slavery, while others belief racism is sticking to America like a leech. Racism is any type of discrimination, stereotypes, or belief any race is inferior to another. In 2017 racism is still very present in America just as it was in the 1930s. Racism is still a large problem in the US, however not all people

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    Racism In America

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    and inequity ever felt by minority groups comes from White racism, expands it into many different examples. While reading his book, I decided to research for myself if his opinions were just that, or had evidence and facts. What I found was a combination. As much as I would love to say that racism hasn’t existed in this country since 1964, that’s unfortunately not true. And while that is true, the bulk of the evidence pointed away from racism in the

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    Racism In America

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    Racism has shaped societies since the beginning of time, as far back as the children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Even then, people living in the land of Goshen were subjugated to racism because of their differences. From Hitler and the Nazis to the Southern American slave owners, prejudice of one race against another has resulted in atrocities. Racism has shaped the form of our present day societies. Racism will likely never be completely removed from our society it will always exist. However,

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    Racism In America

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    Racism will keep a society chained to the ground one foot nailed to the floor (Rollins), racism is like being slaves it is not possible for societies to move on when we keep this chain on forever and ever people must see that hate will never be the solution the only thing this world needs is love, love to each other it is the only way to be happy racism separates everyone. Racism is a wide word, but the importance is to realize that racism is hurting everyone. “Racism is a huge factor one of the

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    Racism seems to be a cultural crutch that stems from the hatred and backwash of American history, leading us to believe we can still turn a blind eye to how it affects our daily lives in a major way today. But what if we were colorblind? Would this change the way we see ourselves? Whether we know it or not racism and the concept of race itself affects everybody daily. It affects us as a country, as a person, politically, and socially. As Coates makes it very clear that race on its own causes racism

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