Discrimination: “1. Treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which thatperson or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination.”
Racism: “1. a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racesdetermine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.” -Dictionary.com
Discrimination is a huge part of racismin this modern day society. People are constantly getting judge because of the way they speak, the color of their skin, and even because of their gender. Without getting to know certain individualsothers always seem to point fingers and speak without even giving others a chance to show them that the true meaning of whom they really are. Stereotypes are a big thing now days in any city, state, orpart of the world. No one can sit here and honestly say that their never surrounded with stereotypes of any kind. It’s easy to say “My parents said I can’t speak to them because their monkeys “or "Whywould I want to be friends with a loud Hispanic?”. There are things that people say and don’t realize that at the time you said it, it was discrimination against something, or someone. Since the70’s & 80’s it’s always been said the “It all needs to come to a stop”, but never the less, it hasn’t changed for the better but for the worse. Now it not only has to do with the color of your skinthat people discriminate us for. It’s not only what we look like in the outside, but also who we are as a person inside, that’s makes us all unique in our own way. A lot of people are still closed mindedabout certain races, religions, and ethnic backgrounds, and still don’t realize that no one is perfect, even when we try our best.
As I had the chance to interview four individuals, two of...