Who Are The Real Racists? Essay

1508 Words Nov 13th, 2014 7 Pages
Who Are the Real Racists? “White folks was in the caves while we [blacks] was building empires … We built pyramids before Donald Trump ever knew what architecture was … we taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it." (Al Sharpton). Who are the real racists? As the media portrays who the racists are, white people and conservatives. Or is it actually, liberals, blacks and most of the media? Racism has existed since the earliest of times and is still happening today, but lately it seems as if the tables have changed. Starting in the years of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s, racism has been a huge topic for the Black Population of the United States. But all of the racist acts of people against Caucasian Americans is over looked, or played down to Workplace Violence. Racism was called on the “George Zimmerman vs. Trayvon Martin” case and was also called on the “Officer Darren Wilson vs. Michael Brown” case while there was no racism called on the most recent incident, “Steve Utash vs. Detroit”. Racism is defined as a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one 's own race is superior and has the right to rule others. (dictionary.reference.com) In today’s society, racism is not used as its real definition. Today’s perception of racism is very biased and one way, when it should be both ways. In the…

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