Racism Through Racism

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In the United States, racism unveiled itself through segregation, privileges in education, immigration, voting rights, citizenship, land acquisition, and criminal procedure. Racism is one of the most important social issues which has affected millions of people worldwide. The history of what we call racism, which is the discrimination of the other groups cause of their difference in colour began ages ago. It existed ages ago and I argue that it is still there. racism hasn’t been the white finding themselves superior to coloured people, but It's also about coloured people finding themselves superior to white people in a certain way as well. Racism isn’t only about superiority, but it can also be hatred towards people of a different color.…show more content…
Racial segregation is the separation of access to facilities, services and educational opportunities. People in the United States are saying racial segregation ended a long time ago when people of different colour were supposed to take a bus with coloured people only. When they were not allowed to walk in the same pathway with white people. To be clear, I know this isn’t the segregation which was there during my grandparents era, but racial segregation is somehow still alive and well in the USA. According to research it showed me that children of colour in the USA are more likely to attend poverty stricken schools such as the African Americans and Hispanic. The overwhelming concentration of separated students of colour in schools with mostly poor students with parents and teachers who earn very low income has produced a big gap in the educational achievement of coloured schools as compared to the white schools. In USA racial segregation isn’t about the law because the law is trying to force integration in schools but it's because of the flaws between coloured people and white. It's the measure of racial segregation that is mostly strongly correlated to the racial achievement gap” said Sean F.Reardon, asor profesat Stanford University. He was referring to the education of the students in the United States. This shows that in the USA racial segregation still exists overtly in their school systems. In the USA 43% of Latinos and 38% of blacks go to schools where less than 10% of their peers are white. There are very low educational facility and opportunities in public schools where there are so many people of colour as to whites because there is low educational expectations of black children than white.The facilities may include science labs, computers, enough textbooks and also good teachers. The reason is because american schools which are mostly attended by children of colour receive less funding and they employ
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