Forms Of Racism In America

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There are many things that are wrong with the American society today. There are stupid things like doing various challenges, to making up some type of movement that doesn’t even make sense. Those are things that makes today’s society look bad. Some things that have been going on for a while now are racism and the sense of entitlement of Americans. Sense of entitlement and racism are things that are impacting this country in a negative way. In America there are many forms of racism. Racism has been going on for a long time, it started in about the seventeenth century and is still around today. There are different from’s of racism. One type of racism is racism by skin color. This type of racism is the most common in America. The most basic example is between whites and blacks. For example in an articles it states “Once stopped, during traffic stops, 3 times as many Black and Hispanic drivers were searched as white drivers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics"(Quigley 2016). This quote is basically saying that police officers are more likely to search African Americans or Hispanics more than white people. Another from of racism is called white supremacy. White supremacy is the belief that white people are superior to those of all other races, especially the black race, and should therefore dominate society. This article that talked about white supremacy was talking about an even that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia on the night of the 12th of August.
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