Race And Crime In We Too Sing America By Kalil Khalil Gibbi

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During this semester we have covered many materials in which we have found and have come to the conclusion that history has mark the concept of race. Apparently the color of your skin whether it be black, white, brown, red, or yellow has ever mattered in America. A predominantly white nation, conquerors of power, land, receives privileges and opportunities, and beneficiary of those whom were weak and lack resources forcing them into slavery. America is a colorblind society and our past carried along to our present has served as evidence that supports it.
Covering varies materials in the course we find that many racial groups that encounters injustice acts and are summons by the equally act just because of their skin tone. We Too Sing America by Deepa Iyer is a very good reading that support the argument that America is a color blind society. In her writing Iyer refers to the fight for racial justice and a more tolerant United States for South Asian, Sikh, Arab, and Muslim Americans post 9/11. The reading is very interesting because as we browse and recollect knowledge from our history courses we find current event that we can relate to relevant to the systemic discrimination against minority communities in America. As Iyer presents the current trends of
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In this great reading the author studies how race and crime came to be linked during the period between Reconstruction and the 1930s. Muhammad traces the idea of inferiority and criminality of black people in the US during this time period. Muhammad refers to racist arguments about African American criminality and traces the origin of black criminality. The black race has been one also historically oppressed and targeted by white supremacy. Within legal structure Black communities have suffered from injustice acts and legal misrepresentation. Still today Blacks are the focus of law enforcements and the
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