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Racism is alive and well In a society based on binaries its mignons search for an enemy Visible minorities are easy targets for people looking for a fight As our economy continues to depress we see that more and more people are losing the fight These people blame their failure on the colored person while they rarely ever blame themselves The magnitude of the racism is directly related to the state of the economy In the twentieth century we have seen many cultures relocate due to war or poverty The fact that they are different sets them apart from the majority This cleavage used to be counterbalanced through the suppression of non dominant races This was done through acts of physical and psychological manipulation From slavery to segregation from the KKK to television we have created an inferiority complex for minorities This inferiority complex is based on the idea that the foreigner is not the naturally fit Until recently minorities were suppressed through vulgar power They were segregated devalued and owned During the second world war Adolph Hitler eliminated the Jewish minority through a violent assertion of power He felt that their removal would increase the standard of living of in their country Through nationalism he was able to justify his actions to his people His followers believed that the Jewish minority was the cause This vulgar display of power was an example of direct suppression However as the suppression becomes less apparent we see the gradual shift of power We see some minorities beat the system and become successful This is because society no longer tolerates the assertion of vulgar power with respect to minorities Unfortunately the inferiority myth is still upheld through television and movies through the inclusion of countless racial stereotypes and the lack of proportional representation This includes the ever popular black working for his white boss the token colored character or sidekick the white coach of the predominantly black team
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