Racism Essay Assignment - Jane Elliott who was an American...

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Jane Elliott who was an American teacher did an experiment that aimed to show what was wrong with racism. In 1960s, when she was a teacher, Jane Elliott did an experiment as well to tell her students that it was unfair to judge people from color of eyes and skin. Now, there were thirty volunteers. Elliott bullied blue-eye people and they were collared and sent to a holding room. Because these blue-eye people got the wrong color eyes. On the other hand, she asked brown-eye people to sit in a bigger and comfortable room. Elliott’s intention was to turn brown-eye people into a group willing to take part in humiliating blue-eye people so that blue- eye people could learn how racism felt. But white people don’t see a problem with racism, so Elliott convinced white people with brown eyes that it was necessary to do that. After blue-eye people came in, Elliott made life very difficult for the blue-eyes. A black woman said that there were eight times for her child to be stopped by the police at the night. Then a blue-eye white

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