Racism And Social Discrimination

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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” This is a very iconic quote taken from African-American racial rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. Good morning Mrs. Valerie and friends today I like discuss about the topic that shaped our way of social acceptance, racism. Racism has always been a major social issue ever since the Colonial Era; we need to bring awareness to this crack in our social relationship that slowly crumbles our bright future ahead of us. What is racism you might ask? The definition of racism is the act of prejudice directed against someone of a different race based believing that one’s race is more superior. An example of racism would be a man of Asian race saying that they don’t like cooperating with people of a Hispanic race. To know just how bad racism can be these days, talk about monthly wages. White men earn 34% more than black men. To makes things worse, black women earn 67% less than black men. I did the math and it shows that the average wage of black men and women are 56% LESS than the average wage of a white man. This is s really bad and it shows how messed up society can be when it comes to both race and gender. Our community is diverse, there are over 2000 ethnic groups to be classified in and the fact that you just want to associate yourself with one will socially isolate you from the rest of the world. “Bhineka

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