Racism Essay

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I have always felt like there is another sense that most people have inside their bodies that tells them about how a person’s personality trait is without knowing them. An urban nickname that many females may refer to it as women’s intuition or everyone else could just commonly call it judgment. I believe that I’ve grown accustom to may be telling what is really inside of a person’s mind and how they may feel towards me. For example, racism is a topic that most people tend to avoid during a conversation because they would not want to offend anyone. Racism is a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to rule other (Racism). On the other hand, I beg to differ about some white people from personal experiences such as high school, college and even just being aware. Therefore I believe that racism is not extinct but just something in the closet that most people try to hide letting it out. Throughout high school, I have been noticing a change in how certain people treat me by the way they looked at me that seemed different than others. I attended Oviedo High School in Oviedo, Florida and the kind of people who go to that school are white people, with the majority of them “rednecks”. Mainly the people who treated me different was white people whether it was some other students and/or teachers, all of them were white. For example, in an English class in high school, which I was the only African American in the class, we had a test and I earned a perfect score on the test. Then when it came time for us to get the grades and test back my teacher told me to stay after class. Next I waited until class was over and my teacher asked me a series of questions mainly the difficult questions. I

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