Modern Day Racism

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Police Brutality and Modern Day Racism
The racial discrimination and police brutality is as old as human race. The reason is hatred among humans. Racism, brutality and hatred are synonyms. Races want to be superior to other races just like every single individual wants to be more powerful and successful than other human beings. As Dave Matthews, a South African born American actor and singer rightly said it, “The saddest part of the human race is we're obsessed with this idea of 'us and them,' which is really a no-win situation, whether it's racial, cultural, religious or political.”
If we really go back into the cave era of human beings, there was hatred and people used to kill each other brutality. Racism and brutality exist because of two
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Racism is a belief that certain characteristics and ideas can be associated with people just because they belong to a particular racial group and some races are superior to others. Police brutality happening in the whole world is also a depiction of modern day racism. This is a curse that unfortunately exists in Europe, America, Africa, Middle East and Asia. No continent or part of the word is free from it. We usually hear and think that racism is just a distinction between white people and colored people. But as I said earlier, Racism is nothing but creating a difference between us and them. Every single individual has to face the racism somewhere in their life just because they are…show more content…
It exists in societies in a refined way and is covered under the conservative values. Thus inferior races for instance Blacks are being disliked due to violation of rules and basic moral values such as individual responsibility, work ethic and self-reliance etc. The modern racism is subtle, distant and indirect rather the blatant or traditional racism is hot, close and physical or direct. Such and other forms of racism are typically indirect and subtle (Pettigrew and Meertens 1995). These are not limited to ordinary people, or the street, but are also practiced by the elites, as we shall show in more detail for the media below (van Dijk
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