Diversity In America

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One of the greatest change in America history, is the integration of society. The United States population is more diverse than ever. In fact, the diverse population makes up half of the demographics and still going. According to the Census Bureau, “long-term shift in culture dynamics of the United States, as non-Hispanic white Americans are expected to become a minority group over the next three decades” (Kayne, 2013). With this shift comes generational realignment, high birth rate of ethnic minorities groups (Hispanics, Asian, and African Americans), and political involvement. Because of immigration, the control in which the white population held was predestine to collapse.
With so many changes in the past decades, Americans are optimistic
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In today’s society, racial out lash is dominating media, families’ lives, and conversations everywhere. One of the mains concerns of people is how to stop the violence and racial discrimination that is happening more abundantly. Former democratic nominee Bernie Sander stated, “We must pursue policies to transform this country into a nation that affirms the value of its people of color. That starts with addressing the five central types of violence waged against black, brown and indigenous Americans: physical, political, legal, economic and environmental” (Issues: racial injustice, 2016). Each of these issues is aimed to segregate and suppress the minority from gaining grounds in one fashion or another. Within a psychosomatic viewpoint, the primary cause of racism and discrimination is the threat one group against another when there is inclination of loss of control / power, social dominance, economic and political gain. This is their effort in preserving their source of pride by streamlining for social advantage. Racism is the most undesirable and inflexible communal challenge in America and in the world today. It is on the rise in increasing ways. “Whether or not people are protesting and / or communicating about ethnic cleansings, group hatred or retraction of equity laws under the facade that these are unfair, the underlying issue is the same …show more content…
Mental health, mental illness, and mental health services are end result of the complexity of integrated cultures through biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors. Professionals within the mental profession studies the effect on human behavior, they cannot overlook how culture influences are common factors of mental illnesses. “One way in which culture affects mental illness is through how patients describe (or present) their symptoms to their clinicians. There are some well recognized differences in symptom presentation across cultures” (NCBI,

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