Racism And Segregation In African America

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It is very true that African Americans have made many strides in the past few decades in relation to equality and freedom. However, racism and segregation are still present to this day. Many African Americans are killed and mistreated simply because of the pigment in their skin. The only difference is, many people are still oblivious to this fact more than they were years ago. This blindness comes from the idea that America has overcome these racial conditions. Is this the fault of the African American “failing” to live up to the standard set by their civil-rights-era forebears? (Smith, Denzel). Ultimately, in the eyes of the white man, African Americans are no longer in the same position they were years ago. As recently mentioned, racism

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