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Racism should not be ignored There are two types of racism in the world The two types of racism are overt racism and institutional racism Overt racism especially in its contribution to the racist impact of qualification requirements on blacks1 Overt racism contributes to a social and residential segregation thereby isolating blacks at every income level from white society As a result of overtly racist last-hired first fired policies toward blacks and the favoring of whites for on-the-job training many blacks have been unable to gain work experience particularly special working skills2 Overt racist action is when harm is inflicted or a benefit withheld either because of the perpetrators racial bias against the victim or because the perpetuator is prejudice of others Institutional racism is when a person or firm has a practice that is race-neutral but still has an adverse impact in blacks as a group Institutional racism also reinforces future racism by contributing to the presence of blacks at the bottom of the employment level The adverse effect on blacks of these neutral practices also contributes to the perpetuation of racist attitudes3 Individuals growing up in a society where blacks are visibly predominant in the lowest jobs tend to believe that blacks naturally belong there Recent studies show that less-educated workers can be trained by employers for skilled positions that are frequently reserved for college graduates4 Black academics were initially excluded by racist attitudes from many white departments Whites who are no more productive than blacks will tend to receive a better payoff Whites have eleven times the wealth of blacks one-third of all blacks have no major assets what so ever except for the cash that they have on hand5 Blacks wanted to get rid of Jim Crow laws Jim laws made blacks segregated from the white community Blacks couldnt use white facilities to buy products instead blacks had to buy from their facilities A University of Chicago investigation showed that
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