We Need to Defeat Racism and Discrimination Once and for All

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Racism is one of the world’s major issues today. Many people are not aware of how much racism still exists in our schools workforces, and anywhere else where social lives are occurring. For those people who are being discriminated, being different is something that people in society seem to not understand, and it scares them. We can tell it is obvious that racism is bad as it was many decades ago but it sure has not gone away. Racism very much exists and it is about time that people need to start thinking about the solutions to this matter. Racism has been something that goes way back, and has caused laws to be made. Unfortunately, racism still continues today, even with the laws that were made. But the laws have made an impact, because today we do have a black president, and that’s a big step in getting rid of racism. Obviously, we still have differences between a group of people such as our culture, skin color and custom. However, these differences are not the reasons for discrimination. Racism is not natural and not necessary for people and nations to maintain their identity. Racism is a form of discrimination and prejudice based on race. People create racism to make themselves superior than others. It doesn't just happen spontaneously. However, racism is inevitable. It will always exist and be with us all the time but of course there are other ways to show the differences between a group of people and for nations to maintain their identity. Racism is a cancer that has plagued the United States since it started. In the 1800 and 1900’s racism was a big thing. Especially, blacks were made out to seem like they were not equal to the white, and got treated very harshly, and got the short end of the stick. White folks made it clear that they thought they were above the blacks and deserved better, like getting to sit in the front of the bus, their own
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