Say No to Racism Essay

1571 Words Oct 13th, 2010 7 Pages
Persuasive Speech On “Say No To Racism”

Good morning to Mr. Mariapan and my beloved audience. Today, I am bold to talk about an issue that has haunts us for so long. Countless legislation, organizations and campaigns are created to combat this issue….but…to no avail. The problem has been all over the globe and standing here today, I am on a mission to eradicate this issue once and for all!
Ladies and gentlemen,
Let us hold hand in hand and “Say No To Racism” The racism button is the easiest to push and yet, the hardest to counteract. Almost everyone will tend to be racist, the only exceptions are the little babies and children yet to learn about the dark side of the world, but, it is just a matter of time before they learn the
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Don’t stop there, however. Write to the legislators in your community—the city council, the mayor, congress people.
Additionally, the Internet allows you to make everyone on the planet aware of racial injustice. Write a blog or a set up a website about the bigotry you encounter, and before long, you’ll be far from the only one concerned about the problem.
Know Your Facts
Learn and make research about the current issues regarding to racism. To persuade the others to be anti-racism, you need to speak convincingly about why you’re fighting racism and why the people at home should join you? Make sure you’re prepared to answer questions about your cause by researching it thoroughly.
Say the police shoot an unarmed black man in your community. To combat racism, find out what reasons, if any, the officers have given for the shooting; if the officers have been penalized; and if they have a history of using excessive force. It’s also in your best interest to know if the victim triggered the shooting in any way or has a criminal background. Gathering these kinds of facts will help you persuade the public to get involved in combating racism
While knowing the ins-and-outs of specific incidents is important, so is being able to discuss racism as a whole. Learn the important figures, events and dates in the fight for racial justice. Read literature about racism. Start with Ronald Takaki’s A Different Mirror

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