However, United States citizens are prone to not being able to acknowledge the prevalence of American racism, contributing to its overdue longevity. The belief that racial prejudice no longer exists in America has been the main reason why racism has become institutionalized or established in practice of custom. American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues, Ben Stein, is one of those who are ignorant of the fact that racism does still exist. In an interview on Fox News on October 22nd, , Stein was quoted to have said:. If they want to do their free speech thing, God bless them. Let them do their free speech thing.
The Thorny History of Reparations in the United States
Halliburton Jr. The first legal slave owner in American history was a black tobacco farmer named Anthony Johnson. Possibly true. The wording of the statement is important.
Black-Asian animosity is an American tradition. A disturbing video went viral last month. In it, a man can be seen shoving and kicking a woman, and then wrestling her to the ground in a chokehold that lasts for about 30 seconds. The attack takes place after he accuses her of shoplifting; the woman denies having stolen anything and even suggests he look in her purse.