The Role Of Racism In Coates's Between The World And Me

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We live in a world surrounded by prejudice, whether we like to admit or not racism still exists. It may not be as extreme and active as before but with or without violence, racism is racism. The general argument made by Ta Nehisi Coates in his work Between the World and Me is that the American people live in this sort of "Dream" world. According to Coates in this dream, utopia-like state people believe that racism ended with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If that were true then racial prejudice would not exist. There would no be police brutality would, no hate crimes, and no need for protests. Despite that fact, people out there still live their lives everyday ignorant to what is going on in the real life. Coates is right to warn his son “to be a conscious citizen of this terrible and beautiful world,” because otherwise, he'd be living a lie.
The history of America has shown us how cruel and violent "white Americans" can be to those they view less. The American people have a history of hating that which is different. From sexualities to different races, they hate have always hated on those who are unconventional. During an
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After all, we shouldn't let the actions of one influence our opinions of the whole and vice versa. Just as there are parties out there who judge others based on their race, there are those who accept and understand the differences. Still on the controversial topic of whether or not racism exists there many views and opinions. Not everyone is going to feel the same way I do. It important to understand that everyone has different backgrounds, experiences and ways of life. On the other hand, we should look at the facts and the fact of the matter is that people everyday are judged and killed because of their race. Racism is the judgment of others based on their race. As long as there are different races in the world, there will always be

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