The period between the end of the Civil War and the Great Depression had many notable achievements such as western expansion and the Reconstruction Era. However it was also a time period in which many minority groups were fairly disappointed in the American government. The Reconstruction Amendments had many holes not making it effective enough, and with more expansion to the West came more extreme racism towards Native Americans. It is clear that there were attempts to change America for all the people’s freedom, but there are still many flaws those changes possess. Because of that, I find myself in the middle of the debate about who benefited most from this time period.
While most of the income gains in these neighborhoods went to white college graduates under the age of 40 (the archetypical gentrifiers), black high school graduates also saw their incomes rise. They also were more likely to stay put. In short, black households with high school degrees seemed to benefit from gentrification” (Buntin). Buntin clearly proves and explains that gentrification is for a good cause because it is contributing to our youngsters; college graduates and that gentrification are created for the present population that is seeking resident there. He explains how low-income people are tend to be black and the high-income people are the whites.
However, rich the blacks were, whites had way more rights than the blacks and that's why they were always considered a higher class in the South. The caste and class concept brought attention to how bad the African-American poverty was then and it also got attention of the racism divide that’s happening in the South compared to the North. The case of Tom Robinson in “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee was based on race and nothing else and the Scottsboro boys case mainly lead to a change in the judicial system. The Tom Robinson case was a really horrific and biased case, then came the Scottsboro case which was twenty years long and changed the course of the judicial system. The caste and class concept was still living on for a while until small stuff got changed like having more rights for blacks and many more stuff.
After we had fought the brutal, decimating Civil War, white supremacy in the caused our nation to take two steps further than we were even before the War. Obviously, hearing this, sounds like extreme conflict. Ironically enough though, this major step back in history was called, “The Compromise of 1877.” Unfortunately, this “compromise” did way more harm than good for African Americans. The Compromise of 1877 was a corrupt agreement between three powerful southern states and Rutherford B. Hayes that led to him being elected President and the stripping away from African American rights. After the Civil War, “Lives of black slaves had improved greatly and there was hope for emancipation of slaves in those states.
Racism is one of the most important social issues in the world, it seems to be trending in social network more often, especially when they say blacks can be racists as well. It is true black people and minorities can be racists, however they cannot carry out acts of racism because they do not have the opportunities or resource to practice racism in the manner white Americans have in the past and present. The issue at hand is that blacks can be racists it has affected millions of people worldwide. Racism is the discrimination of other groups on the basis of their different descent begins in the modern period. The question is to as to why racism still exists worldwide today, though it has been existing for many years ago it increases daily on our lives we see racism on newspapers, politics even on television adverts, for example a recent advertisement of Outsurance about father’s day most of black people felt that as discrimination because they only used white fathers for the advertisement on how they can take care of their kids.
This goes to show that people who go to college earn more money then people who do not. In 2016, the average income for people 25 years old and older with a high school diploma was $35,615, while the income for those with a bachelor's degree was $65,482, and $92,525 for those with advanced degrees(Is a college). This difference is a significant difference and it is also a motivation for so people to go to college. The lifetime income of families headed by individuals with a bachelor's degree will be about $1.6 million more than the incomes of families headed by those with a high-school diploma, according to the Postsecondary Education Opportunity Research Letter(Hansen). This states that people who have a bachelor's degree make on average, more money than people who do not have the degree.
There wouldn’t be opportunity for growth in this country without successful graduation rates. The future of our country depends on the scholars that colleges produce. Without a thoroughly educated society, America would hit the floor and relapse into a deep depression. Jobs would disappear because the ones applying for them wouldn’t get accepted because they aren’t qualified. Even though dropout rates rise each year in America, college application rates are also on the rise because graduating high school students understand the importance of attending college.
Racial profiling is the discriminating practise of targeting someone for suspicions of committing a crime based on their race, ethnicity, or religion. Racial profiling is a problem that has been around for many centuries ever since the white majority have learnt that all the people in the world are not the same color or race. In today's world racial profiling is an extreme problem because of law enforcement in the USA having a very high usage rate of it. This has greatly affected the African American populations of the USA because police have racially profiled many African Americans just because of their color. Though this is happening a lot, it is not something that is silently being watched by America.
The two sides were already at each other’s throats with civil idea differences, land ownership issues, and a passion for the same subject: slavery. This convoluted case only made the water boil more. Tension throughout America tightened as yet another civil rights case went in favor of the white man. As previously stated, racism has been a part of America’s history since our ancestors settled here years ago. African Americans used as slaves and not recognized as real people was a daily behavior.
It’s evident that America has racial problems. There have been many shouts and speeches that silenced racism, however, did it silence it for good or just long enough? In the twenty-first century, racism has disguise itself in a new form; systematic racism. “Rooted in a racist foundation, systemic racism today is composed of intersecting, overlapping, and codependent racist institutions, policies, practices, ideas, and behaviors that give an unjust amount of resources, rights, and power to white people while denying them to people of color” (Jay,200). In 2014, an unarmed eighteen-year-old African American man, Michael Brown was gunned down by a white Ferguson police officer.
This confuses me because how could it be that Latinos in general are growing in population at universities yet the presence of Latino males is quite low. Comparing Latinos with Latinas, Latinas are succeeding in pursuing a higher education and attaining higher success rates than Latino males. Although in general Latino males are having difficulties in college, here at California State University San Marcos the story is quite different. This university is ranked among the top 20 colleges for Hispanic students to succeed in. Ever since 2010, CSUSM has been known as a Hispanic Serving Institution because it contains at least a 25 percent student population of Hispanic students and in 2014 the Hispanic population grew up to nearly almost 40 percent
According to a Pew Research Center survey “among Hispanics ages 25 to 29, just 15% of Hispanics had a bachelor’s degree in 2013” (Krogstad). This is worrying; it is great to analyze the lack of Hispanics higher education in the United States and the State of Kansas something that one cares about by using statistics and information about the racial gap in educational attainment that explains the lower rates in Hispanics. Hispanics lowest rates of college degree attainment are a result of immigration growth, parental lower incomes, family socioeconomic status, family cultural background, and poor parental involvement. One of the causes for the low rate of educated Hispanics is the Central American immigration population continued grow. The
Colleges across the country continue to relax their admission standards to enroll highly sought after African-American male athlete-students despite their education shortcomings. The primary reason you ask, money. From 2012 to the present, NCAA annual revenue exceeds $800 million dollars (NCAA n.p.). The African-American male athlete-student generates millions of dollars in revenue for colleges every year (Bateman 796). According to Billy Hawkins, author of the “New Plantation: Black Athletes, College Sports, and Predominately White NCAA Institutions”, big-time college athletic programs not only profit from the African-American athlete-students athletic prowess, but profit of the use of their name and image (Bateman 796).
Thus, though a white family and black family may have the same income, the white family is statistically more likely to have more savings, allowing them to afford a house in a middle-class neighborhood. Secondly, people generally want to live with people similar to them. With the well-documented wage gap between whites and blacks, this means that otherwise well-off black families must move into lower-income neighborhoods. This brings us to the aforementioned wage gap. The wage gap between white workers and black workers has not only remained consistent, but also widened; 30 years ago, in 1983, the gap was 18.3 percent.
Apparently and as what it is on the article Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem, there is a hidden story behind the national anthem and it is true one, which most of us did not know or did not delivered rightly to the generations. It is not the only white people who worked hard for this country and died for it, the black also died for this country even though they were not in the eye of consideration on that time. “..the blood of all the former slaves and “hirelings” on the battlefield will wash away the pollution of the British invaders. With Key still bitter that some black soldiers got the best of him a few weeks earlier.” (Francis Scott Key). Therefore, it is unfair not to have the true meaning of the national anthem well explained the people, it might be a reason of having zero racism in this