Do You Agree With Hillary That White Americans Need To Do A Better Job For Racial Harmony?

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Do You Agree With Hillary That White Americans Need To Do A Better Job For Racial Harmony?
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Hillary tweeted today that the white needed to do more in order to calm the seas and remove the racial divide that is almost tearing our society apart. We are not talking about apartheid or slavery here. We accept that we have outgrown that and these two factors need not be addressed or apologized for anymore. What we are talking about the residual racial perception in our society. Just as physically attractive women have been and continue to be portrayed as unintelligent or unintellectual and...Read this
Hillary tweeted today that the white needed to do more in order to calm the seas and remove the racial divide that is almost tearing our society apart. We are not talking about apartheid or slavery here. We accept that we have outgrown that and these two factors need not be addressed or apologized for anymore. What we are talking about the residual racial perception in our society. Just as physically attractive women have been and continue to be portrayed as unintelligent or unintellectual and sexually promiscuous, for much of its history, the society has portrayed African-Americans as being unintelligent, lazy, or violence-prone. As a result of viewing these stereotyped pictures of African-Americans the prejudice against them has been encouraged. It is this dogma that we have to overcome in order to make the streets safe for all races. We are reminded of the song 41 shots by Bruce Springsteen. Despite there being an outcry and outrage after every incident nothing much has been done to make it right. It is important that the community leaders are engaged and solid steps are taken to ally fears on both sides of the fences. Racism against African-Americans is still prevalent in the United States. Despite laws and other protections against discrimination, African-Americans still face discrimination in housing, employment, and education. There is another side to the story and if we do not address it in a responsible manner, this might never get resolved. A lot of blame that is laid on the doorsteps of whites or law enforcement agencies is basically scapegoating. Scapegoating is the practice of blaming an individual or group for a real or perceived failure of others. To say that the African American community has done nothing to give rise to this stereotype, will be lying. There are a disproportionate number of African Americans in the prison system because they get arrested more. Would they get arrested if they were gentle people with no blemish on their records? No. each of the individual in prison has contributed to his or her own disrepute and while their prison terms may be exaggerated, they are mostly just. In his 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”  Now, there are groups like BLM that ask us to take a look at the color of the skin before speaking. You cannot ask for equality and protectionism at the same time. I will either you as a human being or as a person of a certain race. If I look at you as a certain race, I will be affected by the stereotypes in my head. It is a tough question to ask – Do you want me to look at you see a human being or an individual of a certain race. Hillary has asked us to look at the racial divide seriously and blamed the whites (which I am guessing include the 5 cops) for treating the African American youths as criminals. We only wish that she asked the African American society to take a hard and strong look at where they can contribute to change the image of a hooded black youth in the minds of the white folks. Close this
Asked - 1:50 pm - Jul 9 2016
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