Many people are not aware of how much racism still exists in our schools workforces, and anywhere else where social lives are occurring.
It is obvious that racism is bad as it was many decades ago but it sure has not gone away.
Racism very much exists and it is about time that people need to start thinking about the instigations and solutions to this matter.
Many people believe that it depends on if a person was brought into the world as a racist or not but that is not the case at all.
In fact, an individual cannot be born a racist but only learn to become one as they grow from child to adulthood.
Basic causes, mainstream, institutions, government, anti racism groups, and even some hidden events in canada’s past are a few of the possible instigations and solutions to begin with, frustration is a very common cause of racism. If one is having some sort of a social problem, they tend to get very angry with people who are not even concerned with their situation.
For instance, when a person is having a tough time economically, they find it easy to blame immigrants for taking away their jobs or creating fewer opportunities (abanes 1992,12-15).
This type of an analysis is very easy to make but when one makes this assumption, it usually leads to hate towards any minority group.The psychological factor is also common disturbance that is found as the root of racism. This kind of person is inclined to dominate others as these qualities attract to racism because of the way racism divides the world into superior and inferior.
In these types of situations, one can only picture of what might go through the heads of such individuals.People are more comfortable around the recognizable and they find it hard to adapt to a culture that they are not familiar being with. Since 1987, chinese have been settling in vancouver, as the suburb of richmond went from one in twenty to one in three of its residents being chinese, in two decades.
This rapid change was not acceptable for many people who moved out for that very reason so they can live in a “white town” again (rupet 1996,13-15).The legacy of past racism directed at blacks in the united states is more like a bacillus that we have failed to destroy, a live germ that not only continues to make some of us ill but retains the capacity to generate new strains of a disease for which we have no certain cure.
Boatload upon boatload of enslaved africans provided a labor force which would fuel the american south’s economy for many years, until national abolition and the subsequent civil rights movement created a primarily biracial population of blacks and whites....
Racism can be defined as beliefs, attitudes, actions or behaviors that are based on phenotypic characteristics or ethnic affiliation”(patcher, 2010).
Racism is a struggle that, to this day, has continued to be a major issue. Ponds, 2013) the outlook on racism varies from community to community, family to family, and even person to person.... It is in our human nature to not like people for certain things that they are. Many will argue that in this day in age we are no longer at a race war but how can you be so sure when you actually open your eyes and see reality. Rapper kanye west once said “racism is still alive, they just be concealing it” and these words are everything but false....
Although slavery is over and african americans are in a better place today than they were years ago we still have long ways to go.
There are still people out there who wants to harm us and make us extinct. Even though we’re allowed to go to school with whites there is still controversy with us being friends and even dating.