Racism Is A Big Problem Essay

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For several decades now in the United States, racism has been a huge problem in our country. Typically, African Americans have been the bigger part of racism. However there are other races that are included as well. “In a new nationwide poll conducted by CNN and Kaiser Family Foundation, roughly half Americans -- 49% -- say racism is a “big problem” in society today” (Sholchet para. 5). The color of our skin does not and should not determine what our future looks like, and we should take a stand and put a stop to discrimination in the United States. Fig. 1. DesignBump. "20+ Most Controversial Print Advertisements -Design Bump."Design Bump. DesignBump, 17 Sept. 2014. Web. 21 Oct. 2016. In the picture above, it shows three babies lying in separate beds. Two of the babies are white, and the third baby is African American. In small font in white, it reads “Your skin color..” and then in black text reads “shouldn’t dictate your future” therefore, all together it reads “Your skin color shouldn’t dictate your future”. Also, the two white babies are dressed in diapers, and the African American baby is dressed in what looks like a janitor outfit. The African American baby has a little gray dress, holding what looks as a duster, and holding garbage like she was picking things up off of the floor. The picture is provided by the LICRA which is an anit-racism sponsor. In the picture, they’re trying to show us that no matter what the color of our skin is, it does not determine…

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