Three Stages Of Racial Discrimination In The United States

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Nowadays, the United States still has a very serious racial discrimination issues although it has been on the policy of equality for blacks and whites. So, why is there such a serious racial discrimination in the United States? I want to talk about the development of racial discrimination in America to the following passage.. Racism imposed a heavy burden on Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans and Latin Americans. European American were privileged by law from the 17th century to the 1960s. The racial discrimination of American was divided into three stages. From mid fifteenth Century to the end of nineteenth Century is the first stage. At this period, Slavery has experienced three processes, including beginning, the prosperity and the death. From mid fifteenth Century to the early nineteen Century, the…show more content…
In 1896, the Supreme Court upheld the policy of segregation by legalizing” separate but equal” facilities for blacks and whites. But substance of racial segregation is a kind of racial discrimination. Segregation means, the division of the people’s rights is based on their ethic background. At that time, the blacks won’t go to the white-shop, and the blacks won’t went to the white-school. But during 1955 and 1963, the rise of the Civil War Movement eventually led to desegregated. In1955, a black woman named Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white bus passenger, then Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Ala. After that, an African American boycott of the bus system was led by Martin Luther King and Ralph Abernathy. In the succeeding decades, leaders sought power through elective office and substantive economic and educational gains though affirmative action. In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. was delivered a “I Have a Dream” speech to thousands of black people at the March on Washington. Then, he led the black people to carry out a series of activities about against
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