Examples Of Systemic Racism

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Systemic Racism

The United Nations on December 10, 1948, created the International Declaration of Human Rights. These rights are synonymous to that of the rights listed in the United States Bill of Rights. The human rights concept is a broad spectrum in which we all take a part of and enjoy, but the more obscure issue is the systemic racism implanted in our fellow citizens.

Moreover, this issue is relevant on an international scale because regardless of the monetary development of the state in which we live in, there are constant inequities from our day to day experiences. This paper will analyze Qatar, the United States, and the Central African Republic and their involvement with systemic racism. The Aspen Institute defines systemic racism as: “A system in which public policies, institutional practices, cultural representations, and other norms work in various, often reinforcing ways to perpetuate racial group inequity.” The systemic racism comparison will be based on three major subjects: education, healthcare, and government job holdings compared to that of the percentage of minorities to the rest of the population in the country.

Firstly, the United States is ranked the twelfth richest state in the world (Forbes 2017) and because we reside in this country I will be using it as the base for comparison. According to the census records, 2017, the US population of minorities was 38.7 percent from 323,127,513 total people. The second largest minority group is the African
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