Nguyen 1Annabella NguyenProfessor OrkwisENG111August 3, 2020Racism: How It Affects UsRacism is a systematic problem in many countries including the United States ofAmerica.Racism has a long history thatIt startedbeganstartedin the 18th centuury and spreadinthroughoutinthe 19th century. Racism is when someone of a different color hates someone else'scolors. Majority of people who have gone through racism are Asians and African Americans.Asians and Africansare the only peopleof color whoencounter racism the most. About 39% ofAsians, and 38% of African adults had said that someone has acted uncomfortable around thembecause of their race or ethnicity since the coronavirus outbreak.Asians and Africans are constantly getting racist comments toward them. Being an Asianpersonor an African can make you a target because they will call you inappropriate names.Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Asians weren’t the primary suspect in getting all the hatrede.