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Prejudice through History
by Kelson H.
One of the bad things about
this world is the amount of people who are racist or
prejudice against others there are. In the 1950s to
1970s, African Americans were really discriminated. They
were beat down and sometimes killed by a group called the
Ku Klux Klan. Black people were also discriminated by not
being to go or do things white people could like catch
the bus, go to certain restaurants, not able to go to
certain schools, and many other things. The conflict was
going down when a man named Martin Luther King Jr.
started to talk about peace. Martin Luther King Jr.
changed a lot of things until he was assassinated. After
Martin Luther King Jr. died, a lot of people tried to
keep his beliefs alive.
This is a fence
to make sure the Japanese didn't escape from the
Jewish people have
also experienced being discriminated. Back in
the 1930's and 40's Jewish people were put into
deadly concentration camps. Jewish people were
killed and tortured there. Jewish people were
discriminated by a group called the Nazis. Nazis
joined Japan and fought against the United
States of America in World War II. This group
searched through Europe looking for Jewish
people to put into concentration camps and to be
tortured. This group of racialists was lead by a
person named Hitler. Fortunately Hitler was
defeated but Jewish people are still being in
the United States and all over the
There has also been
discrimination towards the people that are the same race
as the enemies. When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, a lot
of Japanese Americans were discriminated . People were
sometimes scared, hateful, or nervous when Japanese
people walked by. Japanese even any Asian person wasn't
allowed in some clubs or restaurants just because they
were Japanese. A lot of Japanese people were put into
internment or relocation camps. Most of the men wanted to
join the army, navy, or any other club that was involved
with war. Japanese people formed groups like the 442nd
Regimental Combat Team and the 100th Infantry Battalion,
and many other full Japanese. These Japanese people won
many awards, and helped win World War II for the United
States of America and the rest of the world.
prejudice is a very bad thing for this world.
Discrimination can probably not be stopped, but it can be
prevented. Discrimination hurts and kills and should be