The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of racial struggles

The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of racial struggles

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The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of racial struggles. Throughout social history those of minority racial backgrounds have endured many struggles, and still do in today’s world. For example, in the United States racial struggles for African Americans have been an ongoing process since before the civil war. Not only have there been struggles only for African Americans, but also for Hispanics and American Indians. The struggles minority races have gone through are prevalent all throughout the history of society. According to C.L.R. James, "The conception of dividing people by race begins with the slave trade… that the only justification by which humanity could face it was to divide people into races and decide that the Africans were an inferior race." (Taylor 1). Racial struggles have been a major issue since colonial times, mainly because the United States was dominated by whites. With the domination of whites in colonial
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