Across the nation, there are individuals who make a concerted effort to degrade and injure African Americans emotionally and physically. Systemic racism is an insidious problem in the US today. It exists in our schools, workplaces, and communities, manifesting itself in myriad ways.
Explicit acts of racism, implicit biases, unequal access to resources and opportunities, and the attempted erasure of black history all contribute to the disproportionate effect systemic racism has on the black community.
This problem is not limited to certain areas of the country; it is present in every state and city. Every day, the Black community is met with racism in all its forms: from targeted violence to discriminatory hiring practices to unequal access to education and health services.
The effects of this systemic racism are far-reaching, causing physical and psychological harm to individuals and entire communities. This has a devastating impact on the lives of those affected, and it is essential that we take action to address this
This problem is not limited to only certain areas of the country; it is present in every state and city. Every day, the black community is met with racism in all its forms—from targeted violence to discriminatory hiring practices to unequal access to education and health services. The effects of this systemic racism are far-reaching, causing physical and psychological harm to individuals and entire communities.
We must work together to recognize and fight systemic racism if we are to create a society that is equitable and just. This means recognizing and acknowledging the problem, taking concrete steps to dismantle oppressive systems, and investing in resources and opportunities for the Black community.
It is only through collective action and a commitment to justice that we can create a society where all people can flourish.
I really like how you call for unity to fight oppression.
You are the first person I have seen to expand on the geographical discussion of race/gender issues in the world, specifically America, which I think is very noteworthy and opens room for more discussion. Where else specifically have you seen examples of a discriminatory and unjust system being displayed since there is such an abundant amount of them?
Jeffrey, after reading your essay, I saw that you mentioned We must work together to acknowledge and fight structural racism if we are to create a society that is equal and just. This entails identifying and admitting the issue, taking decisive action to destroy oppressive systems, and providing the Black community with resources and possibilities. I wholeheartedly concur, and I liked that you acknowledged this issue and the necessity for community discussion on it.
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