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Racism is a certain kind of prejudice based on faulty reasoning andinflexible generalizations toward a specific group The word prejudicecomes from the Latin noun praejudicium which means a judgment based onprevious decisions formed before the facts were known If a personallows their prejudiced beliefs to block the progress of another it isdiscrimination Those who exclude all members of a race from certaintypes of employment housing political rights educationalopportunities or a social interactions are guilty of racialdiscrimination For centuries conflicts have taken place among three main racesCaucasian Asian and Negro ranging from snobbish social exclusion tostate- sponsored genocide Racism is an unmerited fear or dislike ofa people because of their ethnic heritage When colour is not a reasonother reasons such as language religion nationality education sexor age become the reason of prejudiceSociologists historians anthropologists and archeologists believeracial discrimination happens more often and most harshly when twogroups with different skin colours and unique physical features comeinto contact with each other and the two compete for the same thing History shows that all attempts at a racial dominance result inconflict and avoidance But some communities without disturbedracial conflict can take advantage of all its citizens potential andmove toward eliminationOur hate is caused by witnessing the behaviour of the Ku Klux Klan ourunfavourable feeling toward a person without actual facts and the verbalabuse that we get almost every day of our lives if not us then thereis someone in the world being hurt right this very minute The mosteffective way which I believe this issue can start to be stopped is bytalking it out rationally without involving racism at that point in timeand bringing everybody together as equal as the nextAfricans were brought to the colonies and forced to work a lifetime forno wages The master took all the profits to save the small amount heused to provide food clothing and shelter for his slaves Withoutbeing able to read or write the first Africans in America
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