“Black lives matter” is three words that changed the USA, three words that Alicia Garza, Patrissa Cullors and Opal Tometi brought to the surface.
“Black lives matter” is a saying meaning that black people should be just as equal as white people. This saying has caused a lot of uproar and debate about police violence around the world.
- The society today:
So what exactly is racism? Racism does not exist in just one form but several, it can be to divide a population into different categories, discrimination and hateful comments and actions.
After several years of development, There are several racist acts and comments one can say to a dark-skinned person today.
For example we have the n-word, this is something that should not be tolerated to say but sadly there are a lot of people not of color who use this phrase as an everyday term.
We can say that today’s political structure and laws has improved a lot since a hundred years ago, and this is of course true, but there are some things we have yet to improve.