Covert racism is more harmful to our society than overt racism. The reason for this is because covert racist pretends to be the friend of another person, but is secretly working to suppress them. Covert racism is the most widely used form of racism in today’s America because it is more accepted. One of the many reason people believe that racism is not part of today’s society, is because it’s not as open as it was in the 1960’s. Peo...
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...nalities into categories. The last blog that I am going to discuss is a blog titled “This is everyday racism”, it is a blog where people of color can share their experiences with everyday subtle racism, or racial microaggresions. The owner of this blog states that this is a safe place and welcomes white people to follow the blog. The blog is changing the way racism is dealt with because the owner believes that white people can learn about subtle racism, so they can avoid making mistakes and standing up against people who do express subtle racism towards people of color. It helps people who have faced these circumstances and lets them know that they are not alone in their fight against these issues. As I noted before, blogs have an impact on these issues because it is spreading a message to others that racism still exist in today’s America and it will not be ignored.
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