Essay about Race And African American Relations

1031 Words Jun 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
Many historians argue that race has played a central role in the history of the United States and I have to say that I completely agree with that statement. Everything that has occurred from the time slavery started to this present day has somehow affected race-to-race relations or was affected by the race-to-race relations.
To this day people still fight for the equality of the races but that still hasn’t been able to completely happen just yet. For example the American to African American relations although they are not as bad as they used to be because, I don’t think anything can be compared to what many African Americans have had to go through in the Antebellum times there’s still many issues between the two races. One of the biggest of the many issues that have been heard of a lot on TV shows and the news is cases talking about the discrimination of African Americans by white cops. There have been many cases where it has been said that cops have accused, arrested, shot, harassed, harmed and/or killed many African Americans for no other reason than just based off their skin color. There have been many controversies over this subject because many people do truly believe that the only reason that these acts have been committed is based of the skin color of these African Americans and the stereotypes that come with their skin color. It is no secret though that with every skin color, race, religion, or gender there’s stereotypes. For African Americans though many of the…

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