Racism Essay

1355 Words Dec 6th, 2012 6 Pages
* Persuasive Speech On Racism Chelsea Boatey

Introduction:

I. Attention Getter: “Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn 't matter which color does the hating. It 's just plain wrong.” – Muhammed Ali (http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/racism

II. Listener Relevance and Identification: From the speeches you’ve heard from all people present, I’m sure you have observed the different blend of cultures we have here. It is great that this class appreciates diversity and does not discriminate anyone because of their ethnicity or colour.

III. Credibility: As an international student who is also black, I’ve witnessed many forms of racism and it appears to be as a problem that needs to be solved.
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Racism can have a lot of effects on the victim. It can make them angry, bitter or violent. It can destroy self esteem and create a horrifying defeatist nature. It destroys community cohesion and creates divisions in society. Having somebody discriminate against you because of the way you look is an ugly thing.

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