Racism is a big problem in many people’s lives. Throughout history, many groups and cultures have been significantly affected by racism. African Americans are an example of a group of people who have suffered the effects of racism. In 1867 the “Ku Klux Klan, was founded as a secret organization terrorized the African Americans and the black population at large. The group indulged in brutally murdering the black community and anyone socially advocating their cause. In the Southern states, the Colfax and Coushatta massacres in 1873 and 1874 were just some of the many brutal assaults launche...
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...r job is a profession. Subsequently, they have nicer houses and may come from a family with money. These socioeconomic differences lead to multiple problems and conflicts.
Therefore, the world is a very prejudice place. Everyday people are dealing with racism, sexism, socioeconomic prejudice and other related problems. People are not born being prejudiced, it is something that is learned depending on a multitude of factors, such as their race, sex, living conditions, economic situation and education.
Anti-Defamation League, 2006- http://www.adl.org/education/miller/q_a/references.asp
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Kendra Van Wagner - http://psychology.about.com/od/pindex/g/prejudice.htm
Megaessay, 1- http://www.megaessays.com/viewpaper/12799.html
Prashant Magar,3, 5/19/2009 - http://www.buzzle.com/articles/racism-against-african-americans.html
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