Speech About Racism

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“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 a person judges someone by their skin tone or skin color and they 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
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People are slowly accepting gays into their community but the people that don’t respect them are also showing discrimination. Asian countries are still discriminating by not letting gays marry in their country. Also, many gyms around the world don’t allow gay members because they do not want gay men in the same locker room as straight men. They also don’t get the same treatment in the workplace. If a boss knows that one of their workers are gay, then they might cut down their payment. Besides that, homosexuals face discrimination in their daily lives with other people. There are many hurtful terms to call homosexuals that people use to wound them such as: fag, queer. These words are extremely inappropriate and hurtful. No one should ever use the. To add, the word “gay” itself is also used to describe something bad. People, especially teenagers, will say, “that’s so gay” towards anything that they think is “stupid”. They use the word “gay” for “stupid”. Discrimination against homosexuals could be seen everyday especially on the Internet. It is probably the most

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