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Discrimination is common in all of society. Weather it is intentional or not, people discriminates against each other. It is just a natural thing that humans do because that is the way we are. Discrimination begins in the mind and it is only when we intentionally base our decisions on these prejudices that are wrong. The fight against discrimination has been an ongoing process and in order for us to continue the battle against discrimination, we must understand the different types of discrimination that exists, what causes discrimination, and what can we do to stop it. Types of discrimination exist from your gender to ethnicity, from your status in a society to your preferences in dating. What all these types of discriminations have in common is that it segregates one group from another. You discriminate when you think of someone differently just because they are poorer than you, smarter than you, overweight, too short, looks gay, have different political beliefs. All these are forms of discrimination but the most widely publicized forms of discrimination are racial, ethnic, and gender. Racial discrimination has happened since that late 1800’s with Continue...


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    Equal Rights in the US
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    Racial Discrimination
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In this case, the dominant group was mainly white men. Women still get paid less for holding the same position as men. It is to what extent a person"tms actions based on their thoughts that is wrong. This can help children understand that everyone doesn"tmt have to be the same and that just because they are different than you don"tmt mean that you are better than them. We must teach our children to be open minded and open-hearted about diversity and enforce in their minds that every human being is special and that an individual"tms own ability to excel is not based on exterior qualities. To feel prejudice and then to discriminate, that is wrong we would think that by now, in the 20th century, that discrimination would be almost of nonexistence, but the true reality is that is it still here and will not go away. these laws serves as the basis for stopping discrimination. Women are still being thought of as less but women has come along way through feminism. In conclusion, discrimination begins in the mind. Gender discrimination also occurred when women wanted to be treated equal to men. We can stop discrimination for good by further educating our children to be open-minded about diversity. We are supposed to know that discrimination is wrong, but everyone does it. Issues of racial tension between blacks and whites are well known. Mainly, the fight has always been against the dominant group which was whites.


Discrimination Against Women
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Status of Women
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Racial Discrimination in Employment A Continui
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Political Activism of Mexican Americans
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