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Racism and Affirmative Action Racism is the discrimination of a group of people on the basis of race color religion national origin place of origin or ancestry Discrimination is the denial of equality based on personal characteristics such as race and color The term racism may also denote a blind and unreasoning hatred envy or prejudice Three basic ways of describing racism are open racism violent racism and covert racism which all express forms of hatred towards distinct ethnic groups These basic forms of racism although different in form all have the same main purpose to promote racism Open racism expresses freedom of racial thought and speech Open racists promote their views using non-violent manners Graffiti and racial or ethnic slurs would be considered an act of open racism Open racism is currently declining because it is considered politically incorrect and socially unacceptable Violent racism promotes racism through violence fear and by degrading other races Covert racism expresses ideas of racism in disguised forms sometimes the covert racist is not even aware of the fact that he or she is racist Racism is asserted but is no longer blatant People today are reluctant to express openly their dislike of and contempt for minorities Avoiding minorities on the street and denial of a public benefit to a minority which would be awarded to a white are examples of covert racism Since it is no longer politically correct to openly express ones racist views people therefore favor disguised indirect ways to express their bigotry Covert racism is the most abundant form of racism in our society today A large source of the racism present in our society stems from ones pride in his own race I find nothing wrong with anyone having pride in their race but many people especially those associated with racist groups find it necessary to put down other ethnic groups in an attempt to strengthen their own This mode of
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