The Impact of Reverse Racism

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The Impact of Reverse Racism Reverse racism is also known as reverse discrimination. Reverse discrimination is defined as laws and policies which deny certain opportunities, jobs, employment, contracts, and educational admissions to “whites” in favor of other, government-defined “disadvantaged” racial groups. Sometimes these policies and laws are collectively, if historically inaccurately, referred to as “Affirmative Action” ( Racial discrimination in any way is not acceptable. The government has created a form of discrimination to combat previous discrimination; this is not even a levelheaded thought, programs and or laws supporting it such as Affirmative Action are immoral and should be abolished. How reverse racism negatively impacts Americans. Discrimination has been affecting America and its citizens for as long as we have been a country. From the Civil war to the Civil Rights movement to present day, it is an infectious plague. Today, hundreds of thousands of less qualified citizens are hired for jobs over other citizens, who are more than qualified for that position, all because of race ( This is ridiculous and puts limitations on us as Americans. The more qualified, suited individual should be hired; race should not even be a factor. Is it not commonly acknowledged that we are all the same? This seems to be the case because employers are still discriminating against citizens and meeting “racial quotas”. “That race helps to determine an individual’s acceptance to a college is not affirmative action, it is discrimination in action”(Robinson). Race-neutral, gender-neutral, protection was the first version of Affirmative Action proposed by Lyndon B. Johnson. This version consisted of everyone having an equal opportunity in the work place as well as in all educational facilities, without a person’s race, sex or

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