Racism In The 21st Century Shouldn't Be A Thing
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Racism In The 21st Century Shouldn't Be A Thing

People are still pulling the race card?

Racism In The 21st Century Shouldn't Be A Thing

Today, everything is tied to a racial issue. A man was shot because he was black or he was arrested because he was black. Why are these things still coming out of people's mouths? White men are shot or arrested every day. While I do support "Black Lives Matter," I can also believe that white lives matter as well. The two are not exclusive.

As people, we were all created equally. We all have the same rights and all deserve to be treated with the same respect. I'm almost positive that Christ didn't die just for white people, but for all people and the fact that people are still judged for the color of their skin drives me insane. People everywhere are judged for how they look, but it is coming around more lately with blacks and whites. It has literally always been a thing, but why are we allowing it to get so bad? We as the people of America have the ability to turn it around. Stop it before it gets worse.

A man holds up a gas station. Runs in, tells everyone to get on the ground and demands that the cashier give him the money or he will kill everyone. What color is the man that you thought of? For most people, I would assume that they would imagine him as black. When it could just as easily have been a white man. Some people were just raised to be like that, whites and blacks alike.

A lot of people have been talking about Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl and how it was "racist." Yes, she was supporting black lives and her dancers were supporting Black Panther's, but why should we let that lessen the amazing show? Beyonce slayed at half-time, and everyone knows it. Let's just stop judging people based on their race and judge on actions. Treat people the way that they deserve to be treated. Would you like to be judged for how you look? I didn't think so.

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