We have seen the United States of America progress in so many ways throughout our lifetime. In 1964, legislators passed the Civil Rights Act which aimed to end discrimination based on race and color. Many believe that race based oppression no longer exists because laws have been emplaced to prevent it. Clearly, the people stating that there is no longer racial segregation have not experienced it themselves and have not had racism impact their lifestyle, daily. Racism refers to the most presumed inferiority of racial minority groups and the under represented positions of wealth, power and prestige.
He chose to be honest even when the presenting situation could rapidly turn against him. He never wavered from what he believed in nor was he ashamed of it. He was forthcoming about his views of slavery even as the nation’s leaders were mulling over whether or not to abolish slavery. It was honesty during a speech in Peoria on 16 October 1854 that eventually turned the tide in his favor to become the sixteenth President. Delegation One of the most important skills of a leader is the ability to delegate work.
In his lifetime, he’d never seen a situation where someone black wasn’t begging for the “table scraps” off of a white person’s table. He felt that they were only given what white people didn’t want. In addition, he didn’t like the idea of integration because he saw it as equality, not a step forward, “How can you thank a man for giving you what 's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what 's already yours? You haven 't even made progress, if what 's being given to you, you should have had already.
The argument is that he did not have to disrespect the national anthem to prove his point, but protesting during the national anthem was the best option. If he would have done something else, the cause would not get as much attention and the impact would not be the same. They also say how he has nothing to complain about because he is a rich athlete, but this is also false. Colin Kaepernick is still a black male and went though the same struggles that affect younger African Americans everyday. Not only that, your social status really does not matter because anyone with the ability to speak against an injustice should.
However, that may not be entirely the case, as Paul Cartledge explains, “There is no one 'democracy ' but rather a multiplicity of them”. Cartledge is correct in this explanation, due to the fact that Democracy has changed tremendously within the U.S.. Democracy began with the idea of civilian government, and within Thomas Jefferson 's Declaration of Independence, these ideas are expressed. However, democracy has changed over the 250 years since that moment, and it is clear that Jefferson would definitely have certain things to say about it. There are three reasons why Thomas Jefferson critical of the United States form of Democracy today. To begin with, Thomas Jefferson would be critical of the fact that America is slave free now.
Over 60 million people have been killed, which is about 3% of 1974 world population. Absolutely this evil had been defeated, which is predestined. Although people with crime had been punished, racism doesn’t completely disappeared from our society. If you only peck at it, you won’t think racial discrimination is a serious issue in our society. But as long as you are a little more careful, you will realize that how general it is in our life.
Prejudice Prejudice is still a very prominent part of today’s society. Although people around the world are becoming more educated and growing as a whole, prejudices have not gone away and do not look to do so in the near future. By definition, a prejudice is a preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. In other words, a prejudice is an uneducated opinion formed not by oneself, but rather by oneself’s interpretation of others opinions. William James said it best: “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” The majority of society, although not all, seems to be under the assumption that they are critically thinking and forming their own opinions, while in reality all they are doing is taking others opinions, rather than facts, to form their own statements and viewpoints on subjects.
Despite all the laughs during Key And Peele for over a decade, Peele had a more vital message to deliver; Get Out is a portrayal of Peele’s perspective on casual racism. Although Get out can be praised for its humorous scenes, no jokes were ever told, the comedic scenes are all too real and relatable for ethnic minorities. From Jordan Peele’s incorporation of casual racism in Get Out, the audience is able to conclude that Peele is aware that discrimination, alienation, and segregation, are all still prevalent in modern America. After releasing this highly successful film, Peele went from comedy writer and actor to a highly respectable director. The film, Get Out, targets the White liberals as the focus audience.
“America is as residentially and educationally segregated today as it was in 1970.” (Benjamin,2015) This quote made me realize how important and consistent racism is. Neither one of us felt that we were judged by our race when attending school or a label put on us individually, but as an entire race there were things that stood apart from each other. Another similarity was that we both felt comfortable at school and received the