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Racism in the States Essay

  • Submitted by: khalid1111
  • on November 17, 2013
  • Category: History
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November 13, 2012
Racism in the States
    Racism has existed throughout the human history. According to the Anti-Defamation League, it may be defined as the hatred of one person by another or the belief that another person is less than human because of skin color, language, customs, place of birth or any factor that supposedly reveals the basic nature of that person. It has influenced wars, slavery, the formation of nations, and legal codes. Racism is a short word that has a deep history in the United States.   It is a powerful idea that was invented by society. So, why does racism exist? How did it exist in America? Or how did the idea of racism begin in America?   These questions can take ages to be answered, but does it matter if we do? As for some reason, racism still exists and probably always will. Some people think that racism vanished in the states of America. Political parties have tried to achieve equality among races in the United States by saying racism is an issue from the past which should be forgotten, but racism is a way of thinking, and it is difficult to change people’s way of thinking.   We all have to learn, and to understand that we are all equal but might have differences. After all what the United States of America has been through, racism unfortunately still exists, and it will only be abandoned if people realize the differences between races and start to appreciate them more.
In the Article, “Racism Is for Losers,” which was posted on AmericanThinker.com on the thirty first of March 2012, by Albin Sadar, the author was arguing racism, which is a broad topic to discuss. He was talking about why anyone would be racist if there are no differences between people except skin color.   Racism is not in our nature, but it is a bad habit people learn as they grow up.
Sadar argued about how children do not care what race you are, or where you are from. All they care about is fun. Kids are kids; they do not see the difference. People were not...

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