Discrimination is often associated with racism. Today, many people not only witness racial discrimination, they also suffer from it. Targets are often teenagers, and in this particular case: college students. According to several investigations, foreign communities, such as African American, Asian or Hispanic, have had difficulties to affirm themselves during the past century. Apart from rules and organization's establishment fighting against this phenomenon, intolerance persists.
[...] Everyone on earth has, every now and then, to face discrimination; some people because of their religion, the color of their skin, beliefs or origins. For this particular reason, one should bear in mind that we all equal but at the same time, we are all different, that's why we should unite people and share our experiences so that we all can learn from each other. REFERENCES ( United States Commission on Civil Rights, Racial Isolation in the Public Schools (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1967), 113-114 ( Kozok, Jonathan, Savage Inequalities (New York: Crown Books, 1991) ( Fife, Brian L. [...]
[...] - Get assistance from someone (friends, Ras, advisers, teachers, clubs, campus security or police) - Offer support to someone who has been discriminated, participate in the fight against racism, even if you have not directly discriminated. Knowing that to succeed, and in that case, to graduate; it is always better to live in an environment where intolerance and misunderstanding is inexistent. So, in order to reach that situation every one has to participate in that battle against discrimination. Some communities are more likely to be the target of racial discrimination, however, generally, all those community have the same common point: color of the skin. [...]
[...] Here is a table representing the “racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. (1990): *Persons classified as Hipanic may be of any race. Looking at those statistics, one should expect that the average of students should be similar. However it depends on the states you're in, as the matter of fact, certain states are more likely to have a population with different totals, and it is the case in the states of New York and Mississippi: Those two States don't have the same statistics, so one could expect a variation of the average of the students. [...]
[...] In addition to these factors, the racial composition of schools appears to be a distinct element. Racial isolation in the schools tends to lower students' achievement, restrict their aspirations, and impair their sense of being able to effect their own destiny.” As a matter of fact, the objective now is to show how false is to affirm that we live in a “Color-blind society” In fact, One should bear in mind that the registration to attend a college or a university in the United States, is the only one that ask about your race, in order to gather people from the same community as much as possible, in the residence halls for instance. [...]
[...] So at that time, segregation was finally considered as morally wrong”. This case was the beginning of a long fight against intolerance. Then, a couple of years later, a student named James Meredith, got things to move faster being the first black student attending a “white college”. In fact, this student wanted to prove that he had been denied access, only because of the color of his skin, to the University of Mississippi. So he filled a complain with the district court in 1961; he finally won, but was strongly advise against by the president of the university. [...]
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