The Importance Of Systematic Institutional Racism On The Culture And Respond With My Biblical World View Of The Matter

835 Words Dec 21st, 2015 4 Pages
Just because! That’s the thought. Just because! That’s the reason. Just because! That’s the excuse for this privileged behavior. Those are the echoed statements of those who feel privilege enough to participate in this scheme to undermined, demoralize and constrain a group of people. When we take a step back and look at what we call "Systematic Institutional Racism" were speaking about people who cause or inflict judgment on a group of people just because of who they are. More specifically, as the educators of the Portland Communicate College defines this condition, "Institutional Oppression is the systematic mistreatment of people within a social identity group, supported and enforced by the society and its institutions, solely based on the person’s membership in the social identity group" (PCC.EDU). In this brief essay, I will attempt to identify the areas in which this injustice lives, offer solutions for changing the culture and respond with my biblical world view of the matter.

There are several issues fueling the minds of those who participate willingly or unwillingly into Systematic Institutional Racism. Gloria Yamato in her article entitled, "Something about the subject makes it hard to name", calls out the white readers to look at their social status with a magnifying class and recognize what others see as "internalized racism". Yamota ties this thought to the conscious mind by creating three buckets or racism which are; Aware, Covert and Unaware racism…

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