Racism Against Black People Essay

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Racism against Black People in the United States Amal Mohamed Qatar University Racism against Black People in the U. S Fifty years ago, a black American woman named Rosa Parks refused to leave her seat on a bus she was riding on her way to her home in Montgomery, Alabama, in the United States after finishing a busy day working as a tailor. The Jim Crow laws in the States at the time stipulated that blacks pay the ticket price from the front door, board the bus from the back door, and sit in the back seats, while the whites have the front seats. It's even one of the rights of the driver order the black seated passengers to leave their seats in order to be seated by a white person. That day, Parks deliberately didn't give…show more content…
If the United States is to become serious about tackling racism against blacks in their society, the American government should play a significant role by eliminating all the racial laws, educate people more about the effects of racism and racial discrimination on the general and psychological health of people of color, and the most important thing is to stop police…show more content…
Yet, Meiners was not alone, Essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines (1853-1855) is the work of Joseph Arthur, Comte de Gobineau, which argues that there are differences between human races, that civilizations decline and fall when the races are mixed and that the white race is superior. It is today considered to be one of the earliest examples of scientific racism, along with Famous philosopher Voltaire's work, whose works were among the most significant of the French Enlightenment wrote of his empirical research on dark skinned people, he says, "They are not men, except in their stature, with the faculty of speech and thought at a degree far distant to ours. Such are the ones that I have seen and

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