Racism : Racism And Racism Essay

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Racism is the belief that humans are divided into several identifiable groups called Races and that all members of a race share certain fundamental, biologically hereditary characteristics with one another that they do not share with members of any other race. Racism is associated with attitudes and practice of a once dominant group toward a previously designated inferior group. Racism in todays society is strongly being showed but not being said thats what it is. Racism will never die. Its taught through generations. “The vast majority of white American believed that blacks were innately inferior”(TeenInk.com). Blacks ways of being treated had an effect on blacks in the south. Everything you read or hear, nowadays, is related to racism. Most people feel like the main reason people are prejudiced is because they are not educated on the matter. For example whites who grow up not liking African Americans was taught that. Racism seems to me similar to religion and is almost impossible to change the minds of committed people. I feel like if young children are educated on the subject at an early age through television and school, racism will decrease dramatically. People just feel like the world will be so much better if racism was to stop.” Even though things like this continue to happen today, we must remember our country has certainly grown more racially tolerant since the tumultuous 60s”(Racism and Its effect on society.com). Some people do not want to be…

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