Modern Day Racism Research Paper

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Modern Racism and Its Effect on Everyday Life Angela Washington SOC 120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility November 3, 2014 "Modern racism is the mindset that certain races are better or worse" with particular natural abilities or weaknesses. The evolution of modern racism from a hostile detrimental behavior to a more calm detrimental behavior is now often considered as micro-aggressions by individuals as part of everyday life or instilled from family rituals and environments. For example, blacks are considered criminals, unintelligent, and untrustworthy while whites are considered intelligent, trustworthy, and logical. Women are often seen as housewives that can’t handle working or hard labor while men are considered…show more content…
Modern day racism is expressed in many forms, although one may not believe they are not expressing it. Therefore, there should be different approaches individuals should use or look past to stop modern day racism. In addition, this topic has help to understand that as society individuals are truly a product of their environment, or stereotyped like that at least. Although, an old dog cannot be taught new tricks, suggestions of one’s thinking objectively rather than subjectively can be made. References Web reference: Introduction to Physical Geography and Environmental Studies,2005, Web reference: Modern Racism in Popular Culture Professors- Dwaine Plaza and Earlene Wilson Huey Web reference: Modern Racism - Miami University. (n.d.). Retrieved from Racism in Modern Society - Yahoo Voices - (n.d.). Retrieved from

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