Essay about A Caucasian Privileged Person

1060 Words Feb 26th, 2016 null Page
A Caucasian privileged person, who was born in the United States, is considered a stereotypical “American”. If a person looks tan and has black hair then “Americans” assume they are immigrants and because they are not the stereotypical white person than they automatically assume they are not an “American”. The stereotypical white person is someone that is tall, blond, has money, blue eyed individual that strongly believe in the second amendment of the United States Constitution. In America, we believe in the free of speech and that we can freely practice any religion we want because America is free country. However, after the terrorist attacks that happened on September 11, 2001 this country changed forever. The purpose of this paper is explain how and why racism against other Americans who don’t look “American” changed after this day and why the freedom of practicing any religion was taken from individuals that looked different and how the American dream became a nightmare for individuals that were from the middle East, particularly to the Sodhi family that practice Sikhism. America’s most commonly practiced religion is Christianity. Anyone who practices any other religion is a minority but why is it okay to be a Caucasian Christian and not any other religion for example Sikhs in this country? There have always been hate crimes in the United States because there are a lot of individuals who are racist against anything that doesn’t look like the stereotypical “American”.…

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