The Role Of Racism In The 17th Century

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Constant struggle of racism has been around since the 17th century when slavery was established according to Theresa Richardson, a writer that studies in philosophy and education, she explains how slavery started in “This essay traces the history of class oppression from the 17th century, when the institution of slavery was invented as a means of securing the unpaid chattel bonded labor or Anglo-Europeans, to the emergence of unfree labor as a form of racial oppression, and subsequently the institutionalization of racial slavery in the 18th century” (Richardson). Racism is defined, as the prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief of one’s own race is superior. Progressing through

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