The Two Forms Of Racism

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People of color are unable to be racist, and it’s the truth. Racism, in short, is the belief that one race is superior in relations to other races distinguished as oppressed. “Reverse racism” does not exist, however, prejudice against whites does.
Of the balance in the social hierarchy, citizens are enabled to begin a life with the freedom given to them from the United States to live as they please for no race but one. The phrase ‘Justice for all’ was truly meant for white people. Prejudice does not fall within the entirety of white people, but it is so apparent in which it accolades whiteness while disallowing the rightful justice for other races, creating forms of racism. With that, blindness by white privilege produces a system of stigma
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The story of Karlesha Thurma and Jacci Sharkey has caused an uproar in society last year, both young women are college graduates who breastfed their children in photos. What was dissimilar about the two is that Jacci is white, and Karlesha is Afrikan American. Sherronda Brown in editorial of Feminspire.com claims this is both oppressive in the forms of racism and sexism. She claims, “This world is bent on controlling women’s bodies, especially when it comes to sexual expression, reproductive rights/practices, and mothering. This is certainly one of those instances in which people are trying to control women’s bodies by aggressively commenting on them, but it is important to note that this is also an instance in which we see the combined forces of sexism and racism operating… Black motherhood, the care of black children, has never been seen as virtuous, or brave, or significant (Brown …show more content…
The common point white people say when on the topic of racism is that they cannot see color in humanity as the humanity is a whole culture. Saying this excludes the records, backgrounds and understandings of marginalized people in a weak effort to eradicate racism by making everyone equal. As ethnicities are inborn pats of humanity, erasing them in such a way makes it appear as if people of color are of equal status with whites. Diversity does not cause racism; white privilege and supremacy does. On the case of the young graduates’ breastfeeding, it is a shame that the black woman is pointed in disgust, whilst the white woman is praised as a good

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