How Race Relations Have Grown Or Worsened? Essay

1521 Words Apr 14th, 2016 null Page
From many perspectives, people in America tend to think that race relations have grown considerably worse in the past decade. Within the past century there have many changes to how races in American interact with each other, however, there is still much to be done. Rights’ activists fight for the total equality of the American public, which many Americans like to believe already exists, but is this true? How can I form my opinion on whether or not there is equality and how can I determine the state of race relations now? If I were a sociologist, there would be specific steps I will take in order to investigate whether or not race relations have grown or worsened. I would identify the factors that lead to my findings, and use my knowledge of sociological events to from a perspective. In order to study this topic, I will look at many different sources and evaluate the best methods to understanding modern race relations in 21st century America. The first idea that comes to mind for this study is to just observe everyday life among the public and specifically follow the interactions between people of different races. Although it sounds ideal, this method is impractical. Unfortunately, it would take far too much time to wait for these interactions specifically. I must also consider that often time’s people do not act as they truly feel and since I cannot read minds, I don’t think this is a good approach. After debunking this method, I came up with the idea of an anonymous…

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