Persuasive Essay About Racism

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As a large, overweight, black young adult male in the US born is the 90’s, I’ve grown up having to face a lot of negativity from not only individual people, but from society as a whole. One though has remained prevalent an unsatisfied in my life as I’ve become more and more aware of its existence and true nature. Stereotyping and discrimination like other forms of racism are a hindrance to our society and if not addressed leaves long lasting wounds in our nation.
Racism is the discriminations, judgment, and generalizing of another individual based on the premise of race, religion, and or color. It is no new thing, in fact it has been going on since the start of this nation, from the belittling of the Native Americans that inhabited this nation to the Asians, Mexican, Irish and African Americans who helped build this country. My generation unable to fully grasp the understanding and or the heart pained meaning of such derogatory words phases and meaning have succumbed to it, now numb to all its pained effects it has to people. As we grow up we have our parent’s thoughts, opinions, and views of the people around us imposed on our being our very nature whether they be good ideologies or bad ones. And this is I feel the cause and reason for such spread of such a vile nature of origin. Words
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There have been to many times that I’ve had to make a wrong turn because I didn’t want to be mistaken for a potential criminal, or make sure when in the presence of police, I keep quite don’t speak or do anything not normal and act as such. We need our view of immigrants of minorities to change in the US, to not undermine their skills or abilities, their personality and individuality, but to treat them as equals respect them for their contributions. We need to treat each other with fairness and stop with the belittling of each other as a nation, as a
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