Race Is Just A Skin Color And Nothing Else Essay

734 Words Nov 28th, 2015 3 Pages
There is no such a thing like race. From years ago, race is just man made due to the physical look, but biologically we all are the same. All human being shares 99.9 percent of same DNA. Also, our body systems functions similarly. Race is just a skin color and nothing else. Many years ago, people had negative views of other race folks. There were many racial discrimination and hatred between one race to another, but majority of those ideas changed. People should not be judged by physical look, but should be judged by their internal appearances. Unfortunately, in this twenty first century, people are still divided by their physical appearance. Additionally, race is not the only force that separated us from one another, but our social class and culture separated us from one another as well. To me, my racial identity does not matter because my skin color does not define who I am. Our physical look does not make us different from one another, but our personality does. In the book, Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon has written an essay “Gray Matter, the Stuff That Really Matters”, according to Carson, “in an episode of “The Twilight Zone” many years go, a very beautiful and smart young woman was regarded as unsuitable for society. It was revealed at the end of the episode that everyone else was quit ugly, which, for that society, was the norm” (159). Similarly, when I was in high school some of my class-mates thought I was different from them just because I was born in…

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