Social Inequality In America

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This past summer I spent a week at Dirigo Girls State, and while there I had the opportunity to meet many girls with very diverse backgrounds. The focus of the week was to learn and understand the workings of government, although ultimately that week showed me what it meant to truly accept others. Each speaker that week addressed, in some way, the ever growing problem of social inequality in America. While those speeches mostly pertained to the importance of our generation equalizing women’s rights in America, I realized their words carried deeper and broader meanings. At times it appears that we, as a country, have moved forward with regard to social conflicts; however, over the past few years a new wave of racial unrest and social intolerance
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