The othering of blacks within the U.S has stemmed itself far back into the days of slavery. Slavery itself requires one to think of the slave as other. It would be morally wrong to enslave one who you saw as your equal. In the establishment of slavery you had to view the slave...
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...ion. In other words, the dehumanizing structures and institutions in which these persons are placed or are societally located deny the endorsement of humanity that more mainstream groups take for granted”. This can be decoded to simply say that discrimination is a denial of resources both material, and cognitive. This leads to social death a form of dehumanization from every angle so horrendous that it denies the very rights others within the same society are allocated. These concepts are highly imperative concept. The magnitude and severity of the discrimination of blacks in the U.S in housing, education, and those entrapped within the cycles of mass incarceration has led to a social death for blacks within the U.S. This social death has essentially continued to magnify the gaps of inequality, and further defined the lines that separate blacks into another category.
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