African American Discrimination

African American Discrimination

All my life I?ve been sheltered from the world, that is, until I entered high school. In my home, elementary school, and in middle school I had the idea that racism and prejudice was over, just because slavery was over. That?s what it was before high school: cut and dry, no slavery, therefore, no racism. I thought that the idea of someone being discriminated against because of the color of his or her skin was, well, I didn?t really think about it. That is until I walked into this school. This school opened my eyes to see that everyone is discriminated against. The problem was I didn?t really know why. All I could think of was African?American people were upset because of their ancestors being

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