Individual empowerment involves taking time to listen to others and realize that yes racism still exists. Prejudice, hate and stereotypes are all still experienced by a large percentage of the population. One major way we can end these rootless fears is forcing others to see that it is wrong and hear so from a diverse representation of voices.
I know for myself growing up in such a mixed family gave me an early lesson that prejudice is not only wrong, but if you’re surrounded by people who are different you can easily learn that equality isn’t just an idea, it’s a fact. As history shows us, the more we talk about issues and speak up to change hate, the less hate there will be. We just have to keep ensuring that all vices are heard and hear loudly!
“If more perspectives were shown from various groups who have struggled and contributed to help shape America, things would be different. Generations to come would be more accepting and compassionate towards the races, religions, gender, and sexual preferences. We wouldn’t delete the word “racism” out of our vocabulary but we would be able to stop using it. Racism will eventually a word in the history textbook of how things used to be and not how things still are. We first have to teach the whole truth and not leave out information that will change the story.”…continue reading at Living274.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/does-racism-still-exist
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