Prejudice And Racism In New York Times By Gloria Steinem

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Has anyone ever thought about racism still being affected in the election? They say racism has disappeared in some areas of the world, but I think NOT! Why is it that some people will vote based on color or race and others will not? Recently in the New York Times Gloria Steinem argued that, “if Barack Obama was a woman, he wouldn’t be elected”. Gender is probably the most restricting force in the American life. The reality is that racism and sexism are both profound throughout our society. In other words, just because Senator Obama at the time was running against Hillary Clinton, it doesn’t mean that racism has taken a back seat to sexism in the American body politic. Voter preferences may actually have to deal with perceived differences

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