Facts on Racial Discrimination

There are a number of things about racial discrimination to see. These can change the way how people treat others and should encourage people to feel more comfortable around those who are different. It is estimated that there is five times as much genetic variation within different races than what is between them. This comes from how the melanin in one’s skin can change in a number of ways. This is a pigment that is used in one’s skin to influence one’s color. It come in red and dark brown, or pheomelanin and eumelanin, forms. Each pigment is determined by different genes that can be inherited from one’s parents. Each gene comes from many alleles that involve changes in skin tone. Also, the melanin can be used to control how much ultraviolet radiation from the sun can impact the skin. Also, the term pygmy is often used to define black people who are in groups where the average height of an adult male is less than five feet. This is something that was especially the case of Ota Benga, a pygmy who was taken in 1904 from the Belgian Congo and displayed as a so-called “savage” at the St. Louis World’s Fair. He was even put into the Bronx Zoo. However, a number of protests and legal threats forced the zoo to free him. An important concern about racial discrimination comes from how linguistic diversity is so commonplace in Africa. When technology was developed Europeans worked with many ideas from all over the world including rudders from China and numbers and trigonometry from India and Egypt. However, in Africa the continent had about ten percent of the world’s population and a third of all of its languages. This diversity has impacted the ability of all people to understand one another. In 1774 an antislavery society was created in America by Benjamin Rush and Benjamin Franklin. John Jay formed a similar group in New York. However, discrimination is still being used in some places. For example, in Sudan all people are expected to practice Islam despite how most people in the southern part of the country are black Christians and animists. The government has forced them into “peace camps” to get them to convert and has forced people who refuse to starve to death. More than a million people have died because of this since 2000.
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5 Comments on “Facts on Racial Discrimination”

  1. to force people to convert is forbidden in islam! quote quran 2:256 “there is no compulsion in religion…” what is da sudanese govt. doing?? :O

  2. Wow,this is very interesting fact.You guys should read about Ishi,from Yana tribe.Also very interesting.

  3. the lemon thing i like that lemon and to a lesser degere oranges or any other citrus fruit contains CITRIC ACID, wch is a mild form of acid that wont cause any major damage like the kind tossed on Two-Face in Batman Forever citric acid is used in a lot of facial creams that promise skin lightening’ but they usually use it in managed quanities so as not to invite lawsuits when some sensitive skins react.the best and SAFEST way to do the lemon thing’ is this:squeeze HALF a lemon in a small dish and pour warm honey into it, maybe a tiny bit of warm water to get the honey and lemon mixed up into a mobile smooth gel paste that shd cover the average face.make sure u wash your face at least twice before u apply it- a lotta pple dont know that washing yr face only once gets surface oil and dirt off, but a second wash is wat really cleans yr face.wash your face with warm water, give it a good pat but dont dry it out, and rub the honey-lemon over all areas except your eyes area- its sensitive and shdnt be messed with, even at home.leave that on for abt 20 mins, and make it a weekly thing. you’ll soon see results.PLS DO NOT DO THIS IF YOU HAVE BROKEN SKIN, (from one or two pimples say) or BAD ACNE. u will hurt yrself becuz tho it’s a lite acid, citric acid is STILL acid.p.s. if u use a scrub, its a good idea to scrub the day before and THEN do yr home made mask the day after. better results cuz yr skin has ditched old skin cells, is smooth, fresh and more receptive to any kind of treatment.

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