Persuasive Speech On Racism

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Racism and equality have something that has been going on for a long time now, dating back to all the way when Martin Luther King gave his “I have a dream” speech. The topic racism is something that needs to be changed; we do not need it in the world we live in right now with everything that has been going on. The major thing that is going on right now is the topic of how cops treat African Americans. We have seen many cases of the cops shooting and killing blacks the past few years, and it is something that is becoming a major issue. “For example, seven-in-ten blacks and about one-third of whites (29%) say blacks are treated unfairly as whites in the court”. (Pew Research Center p.1). This is something that we need to put an end too. Changing the way people are looked at in the world is on us, and it doesn 't help that seven-in-ten blacks get mistreated in the court system. Something else that helped this that was said in the article is that the world with racism today is better than it was five years ago, and it is to say that Obama was the one who we need to thank for that. When Obama was in office, it seemed like there were no problems at all and everyone was getting along really well. The thing that Martin Luther King Jr. said about the I had a Dream statement is that one day we would all get along and that didn 't happen at all. The new thing that has to be working out on is that we need to get along. If we get along, everyone will be fine, and the world will be fine.

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