Racism And Racial Discrimination In The United States

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Equality between the races is something that does not exist in the United States. Racism is often thought of in terms of skin color, but it not only concerns the Black/White racism. There is racial discrimination between Americans and Chinese, Japanese. In America White Americans quite often treat Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans and Latin Americans in a bad way. Black people, who live there were fighting against inequality for many years. Unfortunately, they are still suffering from racial discrimination now. Colored people in America were always seen as inferior. There exist a lot of communities that do not like foreigners. One of them is the Ku Klux Klan, society which cares about nothing but pure white supremacy and hates people of different beliefs or culture. In the past the Ku Klux Klan…show more content…
An employer might look through a list of job candidates and decide not to interview people with Arabic sounding surnames. Or a young guy from an African background might be followed around by security guards who assume he is going to steal something. After many years struggling for equality racial segregation in the United States remains at a very high level. Black and White Americans still tend to live in their own neighborhoods, far apart from each other. On where you live depends which education you receive, the safety on your streets, social networks you can leverage etc. Poverty among many American ghetto residents makes it difficult to out-migrate. Employers hire white people more often than black people. That is why there are so many criminals. There is an unambiguous relationship between employment opportunities and crime exists. African Americans even receive longer sentences than whites through the federal system for the same crimes. They have always been the “pronoun people,” the “them”, “those” people. Blacks often are not regarded as people, but as a thing. And, that has remained true because of the visual
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