Monthly Archives: December 2014

Racism in America–Part Two 8

racism head in holeIs there still racism in America?

In this series we will mainly focus on racism towards blacks because this is the main issue currently in America.

Racism Towards Blacks
Yes there is still racism in America and in every country in the world. As long as there is human beings there is going to be racism regardless of education, awareness, prayer, or any other means to stop racism. Why? Because this world is made up of sinful human beings who have biases and prejudices and many refuse to see the errors of their ways. In America we have seen even those who claim to be Christians can be racist (that is a whole other topic). Continue reading “Racism in America–Part Two” »

Racism in America-Part One 7

racism in AmericaRacism in America
The Solution-Part One

This is a series on Racism in America and the Solution. It is specifically in regards to the racism of whites towards blacks and blacks towards whites. I am using the phrase blacks intentionally instead of African-American for a reason. Racism towards blacks is based upon their skin color, not their heritage. (As a side note there is much racism within the black culture. Many born and raised in Africa or the Caribbean do not want to be ‘lumped in’ with the blacks of America).

The first thing I should do is share my own personal heritage. I am a Caucasian (white) man. Thus I will never know personally what it means to be black. BUT, that does not mean I am ignorant about racism or the black culture. I have spoken to multitudes of black individuals over the years and have heard their stories. Also I recently have spoken to different black individuals specifically in regards to what is taking place in America currently. Plus as a white man I do know about racism towards whites by blacks. I have experienced some of this personally and do know my father’s experience. My father grew up in St. Louis, Missouri as a Jewish boy who did not have a father in a black neighborhood. He experienced black on white racism. He grew up racist.
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