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    same street, even use the same bathroom facilities. Same-sex marriage has even been legalized in the United States. America now has a different outlook on inequality but even though laws have been passed, discrimination still exists against African Americans and also homosexuals. A major concern of Dr. King Jr. was racial segregation. Racial segregation is the enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment. On August 28th of 1955, a fourteen year old African

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    In the United States, some racial gatherings have more noteworthy access to financial open doors than others. This preferential treatment is nothing short of discrimination plain and simple. Although the divide appears to be economic on the outside, it’s underbelly exposes a far deeper and widespread form of discrimination. The poor and economically disadvantaged share one common thread that is hard to deny, the majority of them seem to be people of color. The lack of access to preferential financing

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    Desegregation happened in 1948 but it took over a decade for it to take effect. In 1954 it was reported around the war that America had outlawed segregation. In 1955 the U.S. Supreme Court decided that segregation in education should be ended. A decade later over 75% of the schools remained segregated and one half of the black population was living below the line of poverty. Even after the blacks were freed they still were not

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    There have been significant strides to deconstruct the explicit forms of racism such as segregation within education through historical instances such as Brown v. Board of Education, integration attempts post Jim Crow era, and a variety of others but there is a hesitation to talk about the roots of origination for this issue. Why is it easier to continue the negligence of race rather than address it, maybe even solve for inequality in privilege? Ideally, our education system constitutes a free space

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    Brown vs. Board: The Brown Sisters Speak I remember heading over to Foellinger Auditorium with Jessica saying to myself, I have no clue what this event was going to be all about. All Jessica had said to me was that the Brown sisters were going to be speaking. We entered the auditorium to find the first floor surprisingly alive with people talking among each other and seats quickly becoming full. We decided that it would be better to observe from above so we took the stairs up to the balcony

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    What is it to ME I was born in 1985 and I grew up with two younger brothers. Now when I look back on my life I realize that I have taken many things for granted. These things are the simple things that most people take for granted such as growing up in a good neighborhood, and not having to worry about gangs, violence, and drugs. Like most kids growing up in good areas I went to a good school that helped springboard my life. These blessing are what allowed me to get into this University. Every

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    the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery in 1979. In 1980, Litwack was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history of this book and in 1981 he was the winner of the National Book Award. He also wrote North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free State, 1790-1860, Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, and The Harvard Guide to African-American History. Litwack has also won many including, the Francis Parkman Prize, the American Book Award, and he was elected to the presidency of the

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    Richard Wright and Black Boy One main point of the United States Constitution was missing from the Jim Crow South: equality. The Constitution clearly states that "all men are created equal," but in the Jim Crow era blacks were continuously persecuted for something that would be acceptable in today's society. In the early 20th century the South was a place of racial prejudice, discrimination, and hate; blacks could be punished for simply looking at a white person in the wrong manner.

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    Nature is defined as the natural earth and the things on it or the essence of a person or thing. Nature is believed to be the major reason for the existence of everything. Racism is the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish one race as inferior or superior to another race or races. Nature has a major role in the promotion of racism over time. “Uncle Tom’s Children,” written by Richard Wright, implicitly explains

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    the past because of the inclusion and acceptance of all races in different sports. However, the misconception of living in a post-racial (colorblind) world is prevalent. Even though racial discrimination in sports and society in general, are not overt as in the past, racism continues to plague the industry. Regardless of fans and spectators wanting to ignore the racial biases and discrimination in the sports industry,

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