“Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.” This was said by the famous Rosa Parks in 1957. Racism should have ended long ago but there are still many cases going on around the world today. To make things worse, racism isn’t the only type of discrimination happening. The three most common types of discrimination faced in our generation are racism, religion discrimination, and homophobia.
Racism is when you judge someone by their skin tone or skin color and you treat them differently. Many people in history have been turned down jobs because of the color of their skin. Fortunately, that is now illegal in most parts of the world. The biggest leader of ending racism was Martin Luther King Jr. His most famous act was the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955. He did this because Rosa Parks was kicked off a bus after she had a long day of work. The reason she was kicked off was because she refused to move from her seat for a white man. Because of that, Martin Luther King Jr led a boycott. He inspired others to do the same. After a month, buses finally decided to be fair to both blacks and whites. That means, that African Americans were not required to give up their seats for a white person. Because of Martin Luther King Jr and his many actions, blacks were given equal rights. Even though laws are more fair to all races, not all people have given up racism. There are still news about some racism