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RACISM TODAY - Research Paper

RACISM TODAY


"...Everybody jumped on him, beat the hell out of him... Everybody was
hitting him or kicking him. One guy was kicking at his spine. Another
guy hitting on the side of the face... He was unconscious. He was
bleeding. Everybody had blood on their forearms. We ran back up the hill
laughing... He should have died... He lost so much blood he turned white.
He got what he deserved" (Ridgeway 167.)

The skinheads who performed this random act of racial violence in
1990, had no reason to brutally beat their victim other than the fact that
he was Mexican (Ridgeway 167). Racism is objectively defined as any
practice of ethnic discrimination or segregation. Fortunately, ...

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in today's society" (Gudorf 3).

The three different basic forms of racism, open racism, violent
racism, and covert racism all express forms of hatred towards distinct
ethnic groups (Bender 47). 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 through strictly persuasionary tactics. This form of
racism is allowed in our society because of the First Amendment. Open
racism is currently almost nonexistent and steadily declining, because it
is considered politically incorrect and socially unacceptable. Violent
racism promotes racism through violence, fear, and persuasionary tactics
(Leone 49) This form of racism is not protected by the First Amendment
because it promotes violence to express its ideas. Unfortunately many
violent racial groups claim they do not promote violence, and therefore
these groups are protected by ...

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Added: 11/19/2008 04:11:11 AM
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
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