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Cause And Effect Essay About Racism

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Racism is an ever growing issue in the world, and something we can’t hide behind. According to dictionary.com the defintion of racism is: “the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics, abilities, or qualities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.” Race was created socially by how people perceive ideas and faces people are not used to yet. It is the “hatred” of one person to another individual, solely based on that person's belief that the person is inferior because of their language, birthplace and skin colour. Racism is an issue that has lasted throughout history, providing justification for a group’s dominance over another. In this essay the main focus will be looking at a wide array of perspectives, including local in Hong Kong, global in USA, some solutions, and my own personal perspective. Causes and Effects of Racism: A cause of racism is one’s own instinctive reaction for their protection. People who are racist tend to be people who lack qualities such as self esteem. Racism can come from the feeling of being victimised, worthless and lacking the…show more content…
Put posters or flyers around the town or school, which will be effective and make you want to stop what you are doing and read it. Hopefully this will give people of an idea on the severity of Racism and will want people to take action about the issue. A real life example occurred in the Summer of 1993, Toronto Canada. This was the time they experienced a rise in increasingly violent racism, which was mostly directed at the Tamil immigrants. A large protest was held, with about 3000 people, led by the Tamil community. The people that organized the protest then formed the Toronto Coalition Against Racism group. But, a limitation of this solution is people might read it but forget about the issue when they go home or will not actually take in what is going
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