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... move out which leads to difference in poverty for blacks and whites. It provides them with different privileges depending on who they are and where they are living.
Judging someone based on their sexuality and color of their skin may develop a judgement for others of the same basis without knowing the story of how they have received their privileges. If you’re just looking at how a person looks, it will not give information on their background or show anything about them. But the places we live in affects us on who we are and how we view the world. As many and all people try to live in areas that are the best of their ability then they can receive all the privileges. But sometimes they do not because of who they are. And second because of segregation that occurred in the US and still does in some parts does fulfill our needs but there might be something missing.
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