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We are back for season 9 with our new topic is racism in America the same as classism in other countrys? Join us as we discuss how people are treated differently because of the color of skin in America and how that compares to classism the systematic oppression of subordinated class groups to advantage and strengthen the dominant class groups. Thursday at 6:30pm only on SIRA Media Radi
In this episode Bob Kirkconnell, author of American Heart of Darkness, will discuss America's biggest and oldest problem of "Racism in America". If there ever has been an opportune time to abolish slavery, it was during and after the Revolutionary War. And yet it survived. Even after the Civil War, a horrific event that killed more Americans than any other war, what did survive was racism. Despite excellent legislation against racism, it morphed into what is today called "Jim Crow," a de facto form of slavery. America tried again in the '60s and '70s with the civil rights movement that resulted in legislation that struck down Jim Crow. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Voting Rights Act, and many others made Jim Crow a thing of the past, but this system was replaced again with what we have today which is "The Prison Industrial Complex." Will this ever end, and why won’t it go away?
This brings up some conclusions and also questions:
What is the Prison Industrial Complex and what effect does it have?
Why is legislation ineffective against racism?
Why cannot America leave its racist past behind?
What would replace the Prison Industrial Complex if it was legislated out of existence?
What needs to be done to solve this cancer that has been with America from the very start?
Call in and join the discussion!
Everyday people with your host Monica Douglas Davis will have a candid talk about racism in America.
Has racism change from the civil rights to the present day 2014?
Tune in Monday night December 1st 9 p.m. Eastern standard time to take part of this conversation. Call 914-205-5909.
Tonight's episode is about racism in America. Since the Zimmerman trial, eyes have been awakened and now people are really starting to pay attention to racism. I mean it hasn't been this much national exposure to racism since the OJ trial.
There seems to be a lot of tension starting to build over racial profiling and racism in general and it doesn't seem to be letting up anytime soon. One thing's for sure, how it plays out is all up to the people and it starts with discussing the matter in hand.
It's time to wake up people! So join Tay Real & Nizzy Nay as we dive in on this discussion.
CORPORATE RACISM, MEDICAL RACISM,STATE RACISM, POLITICAL RACISM,POLICE RACISM SAME CULTURE RACISM, HOW CAN WE SOLVE THIS PROBLEM AND WOULD IT TAKE TO RID AMERICAN AND THE WORLD OF RACISM. WHY IS IT THAT THE COLOR OF ONES SKIN MAKES YOU HATE ANOTHER HUMAN BEING. CHINA IN AFRICA KENYA RESTURANT DOES NOT ALLOW BLACK PEOPLE AFTER 5PM REALLY? AN AFRICAN COUNTRY
In light of recent events in the United States, some commentary on the intellectual nature of racism and its flaws. Included, building up a more robust explanation then the "because it is" explanation commonly implied in media commentary or in elementary schools.
Also including the analogous commentary on sexism and prejudice generally.
Racism in America is not like racism was a century ago. Once upon a time Blacks accepted being treated as property. I'm not referring to the days of slavery. I refer to the time after slavery was abolished. Blacks most definitely was referred to as a lot of things none of which we'll talk about here. After slavery Blacks were acceptant of names, and adjectives to describe their actions. Blacks were told what to do and when to do it. Racism was a way of life for Whites and Blacks. Blacks were oppressed and just staying alive and not being beat was a successful day. Through all the troubles of daily life Blacks kept the faith, did the work, and made the necessary changes to gain respect of the people they now slaved for scraps and basically pennies. Change wasn't easy for Blacks nor the majority race then nor now. Even when we want change, when others fight against the change or just refuse the change it is most difficult to change. America we must change our actions toward one another. We must end institutional racism before racism destroy America. Racism is real. Racism is visited upon Blacks daily by Whites. There is no Black racism. Skin supremacy exist but today it is more money than skin
Tonight is part 2 to the Thursday night show "Racism In America". We'll be picking up where we left off and touching on the things that we didn't get to touch on so make sure you tune in and if you didn't get the chance to hear Part 1, make sure you check it out as this will be the continuation.