Discrimination Against The Holocaust

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Has our society overcome the Holocaust? A time period were more than six million Jews were persecuted and murdered by the Nazi regime and its collaborators in Germany because of their religion. It’s very unlikely. More than seventy years after the end of the Holocaust, our society still mistreats and excludes people because of their religion, culture, skin color or gender. These discriminating and prejudiced acts are reprehensible and should be banned from our society. In this paper, we will discuss different forms of discrimination and prejudices and how they affect our society and our way of life.
Discrimination is the practice of unfairly treating a person or group of people differently from other groups of people. On the other hand, prejudice
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Trump is one of the candidates running for the Republican Party bid for President of the United States. He wrote a three-page statement explaining why he believes that “the worst elements of Mexico are being pushed into the United States by the Mexican government”. In this statement, he explains that many of the Mexicans that come to America are drug dealers, rapists, and other criminals. This is all coming from a man that is viewed by millions of people as a plausible candidate for President of the United States. There will come a time where people that supports Trump, because of his discriminatory view on race, will act on those beliefs violently and without discrimination.
Look no further. On March 11, 2016, Vanity Fair published an article titled “Donald Trump’s Rallies Are Becoming Increasingly Violent”. Bodily violence, whether real or suggested, has been a recurring theme of Trump’s rallies since the early days of his campaign. People are shoved and reportedly called racial slurs. Is this the man the United States want for President? Does he really represent the American
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Fortunately, she survived and is now able to tell her story and continue her campaigning worldwide for girl’s education and rights. The fight for women equality. Malala even was given a Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. This is just one of the many cases of women discrimination. In view of the above, it is obvious that our society haven’t been able to overcome discrimination nor prejudice. The Holocaust was such a graphic, brutal and unforgiving time in history where millions of people died because of their race or religion, that a reasonable person may think that our society learned from its mistakes and therefore treats all people equally no matter its race, gender, color, or religion. However, that is not the case today.
Although our society has made great leaps dealing with discrimination and prejudice by implementing anti-discrimination laws there is still a lot of work to do. This work is not just for our government to perform but every individual must fight their prejudices every day to promote a better society were all people are treated equally. We have not overcome the Holocaust and we will not overcome it if we don’t change our way of
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