Argumentative Essay: My Fight For Racial Justice

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“You can’t delete racism. It’s like a cigarette. You can’t stop smoking if you don’t want to, and you can’t stop racism if people don’t want to. But I’ll do everything I can to help” ( Mario Balotelli)

Racial Justice is a strenuous topic in America. Many would like to cover their ears and act as though racial justice is a thing of the past. That after the civil rights movement everyone is treated equally. But, we must uncover our ears and address the issue before it gets even more out of hand. I fight for racial justice everyday by beating every stereotype. I push myself to rise above what many think of me and how I will live my life. I do this by getting an education. Education is a stepping stone in the ladder to success. Having a higher education helps me to be able to find a job that will provide finical support so that I do not have to rely on the government for assistance like most may think I will. I also speak up for black lives in every classroom I step
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It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” (Audre Lorde, Our Dead Behind Us: Poems) Americans have a silent code of not speaking on anything that has to do with race. When it comes down to race many would like to turn a blind eye to what the real problem is because they are afraid to step on anyone’s toes. We hide behind color-blindness. Saying that we do not see color we only see a man. To not see a black or white person also takes away from our diversity and is just as harmful as racism. We don’t want to live in a world where everyone is the same. We want to live in a world everyone’s race is known and respected. We overcome that by education people about other people culture. Only education of other people’s culture will help to understand that there is more then one normal and to know label anything nonwhite as ethnic but to merge everyone together. It is time to open up the discussion and I will continue to push for

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