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...s movement somewhat successfully promoted integration within America. Even as the melting pot of a plethora of cultures and ethnicities, America is quite divided in its cultural acceptance and identity. Racism may no longer be explicitly condoned, but it does exist in many forms within the world. Unfortunately, though society’s legal actions have since prevented discrimination as such, the same cultural disparity that existed in segregated times is present today. Spurred by centuries old beliefs, stereotypes dominate the social world in mediums such as television and music. Whether through social media or public interactions, there is a distinct difference in the nation’s view of Black culture versus the White majority of America. Despite the abundance of influences within Western society, America continues to promote a negative cultural image of the Black community.
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