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Racism- A Scar on the Face of Humanity Racism took roots in American society when the first Europeans landed on this soil Discrimination and segregation have long been condemned by many individuals but it took about 200 years for American government to grant equal rights to every citizen after the Civil Rights movement The law for equality was passed in 1964 but its implementation is not yet complete Racism can be observed in our lives in the form of police brutality both physical and psychological racial profiling and hate crimes Police who people view as protector of Civil Liberties has become one of the leading causes of racism in this country Physical abuse of ethnic minorities by cops was commonplace before the Civil Rights movement making Martin Luther King notice that the Negro is the victim of unspeakable horrors of police brutality 20 Even though actions have been taken to stop police brutality it is still prominent For example two white police officers James Comito and Matthew Thiel kicked and beat Jeremiah Mearday an African American eighteen-year-old in Chicago Chicago par 2 Officers reported that Mearday resisted arrest and punched Comito but both these charges were false as Comito had no physical injury and the officers were arresting Mearday without probable cause just based on his race Cases like these fuel the fire of racism which this country has been trying to suppress for decades Abner Luima a Haitian immigrant living in New York became another victim of police brutality when cops abused him in a police station bathroom in 997 Cose 42 The physical abuse included among other things shoving a nightstick up Luimas rectum Since that day I have vowed to do everything I can to ensure that the torture and cover-up I suffered will not be inflicted on my children or anyone elses children in the future Luima states reflecting back at his experience horrified The chances of a
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