Racism In The 1800s

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Racism has been a longstanding controversial issue since around the 1700’s. We as a nation have tried to fix this problem in 1865 when slavery was abolished which like many other laws took time. Then in 1954 when segregation was declared unconstitutional in the case of brown vs. board of education. It’s 2015 and the problem is not as bad as it uses to be back then, but it’s still a problem. It 's become a norm now for the blacks to be struggling in schools, paying their bills and to fit in. Martin Luther once said that “Acquiescence - while often the easier way - is not the moral way. It is the way of the coward.”. Which overall we are moving away from we are starting to fight back for what we now to be right and seek justice for those that
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