Race Relations Between The White And Black Community Essay

1229 Words Sep 5th, 2016 5 Pages
The nature of race relations between the white and black community in America has always been a problem of inequality. No matter how hard we try to eradicate racial bias in all settings, it still exists. We see it everyday in the police system, the judicial system and in schools. Racial discrimination in the police force is shown with force being used unnecessarily on black more commonly than white people. Also black criminals being used by officers to get press through perp walks or in Biggers case, bringing him to the crime scene to reenact the crime. These acts to get press give black people the stereotype of being more violent and dangerous to the public. Even in schools students of color get harsher punishments than white students who break the same rules in a similar fashion. Racial bias and discrimination in many settings is still a very prevalent issue in today 's society as it was in the Native Son.
Racial bias in the police system is a huge problem in todays world, this leading to activist campaigns like Black Lives Matter. The difference between racial problems in the police system back then and now is, we have computers and media making us more aware of racial bias and discriminatory problems. Today we see the problems with our own eyes threw body cameras, security tapes and police car dash cameras. Even though we see this problem of racial bias in the police system in cases like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; Tamir Rice in Cleveland; Walter Scott in South…

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