Ethnic Discrimination In America Essay

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Racism and ethnic discrimination in the United States has been an issue since the colonial era and the slave era. Legal or social privileges and rights were given to White Americans and were not granted to African Americans. We as a country are very non open minded even though we have a lot of diversity in our nation and we are still not accepting them. There has been many shootings lately such as Charleston and Ferguson. These shootings have hurt our nation's progress a lot and it needs to stop.

One of the main reasons racism is still a big problem in America is because of how each generation is passing it on to one another. Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia,
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Before the summer ended, the students would be bombed, beaten, and arrested by white authorities and vigilantes. This proves that a lot of American society has been even split up because people can look past racism and some people decide to believe what is taught to them even though it is wrong.

Some of the effects that are being put on people from the black community are terrible. Many very good hearted people have been put down from racism and it leaves the social and emotional effects of suicidal tendencies and feeling as if they are not equal to their peers. This is a horrible effect on the community and needs to stop so we do not have to worry about something that doesn't need to happen.

Now today the effects of racism being passed down from generation to generation have led to shootings, and segregation. This has totally disrupted the nation's progress and it will take a lot of time to get back on track and put racism behind us, and according to livescience.com soon everyone in America will be the same color and then perhapse there will be no racism at all. In conclusion I believe that racism and segregation is a terrible part of the United states history and needs to stop so our nation can be strong

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