What Were Racial Discrimination Against African Americans?

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After the civil war African Americans did not have all their civil rights. White people were still discriminating Africans. African Americans were still not getting all their rights in Colombia. They were viewed as violent negroes, who were treated unfair to anything done for the benefit of their community. Whites were using violence and discrimination against African Americans. African American were being discriminated because of the Columbian riot, being armed and having the right to protect their community, and newspapers made it out to be that the African Americans were the violent ones. Even when African Americans were veterans nothing was ever said regarding them serving in the army in the newspapers.
It all started when African Americans went on a riot to protect their own community, which was viewed by the white as disturbance against them. According to the newspaper “The press tried to work up a hysterical fear that the communists had
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In the white newspapers was where most of the misunderstanding happened, the white newspapers made it out to be that African Americans were violent people who carried weapons on them. The white discriminated African Americans because of their skin color. Many white people used the press against Africans Americans. A lot of people were the result to the racial discriminations, for example many people got arrested and died due to the homes searches. All because the white believed that African Americans were violent and did a useless thing such as the Colombian riot.
African Americans were the innocent people in this argument. All they wanted was their civil rights, that they fought so hard for it in the civil war. Even when the Africans fought in the civil war they did not get the respect they deserved. The Colombian riot was one reason Africans got discriminated, the newspapers were also a reason why African Americans were looked at

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