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Unformatted text preview: Michael Reber Taking sides #2 History 150 Issue 10 questions “Is racism a permanent feature of American society”. Bell explains the yes side of the argument and states that colored people in America are still having trouble with racism and having a hard time in the workplace and communities. The most interesting statement in Bell’s article is “Black people will never gain full equality in this country. Even those herculean efforts we hail as successful will produce no more than temporary peaks of progress short lived victories that slide into irrelevance as racial patterns adopt in ways that maintain white dominance.” This quote intrigues me because it seems all the civil rights progress we have made didn’t put an end the racism towards colored people. The no side of the issue explains the end of racism and how to go about doing so. D’Souza feels the only solution is public policy that is indifferent to race. If society is strictly race neutral then blacks will have the right to expect is indifferent to race....
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