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Surname 1Student Name Professor’s NameCourse Title Date Human Rights Violations and InequalitiesRacism, as a phenomenon, has crippled the United States of America since timeimmemorial. Social injustice in any society creates unfavorable living conditions for individuals.The founding fathers of America rooted concepts of slavery (Bailey et al. 1458), which hasevolved with time into racism. Dealing with racism requires collective responsibility from bothraces; black and white people (Rexing et al. 502)African Americans consider an end to racism to be the sole responsibility of whitepeople. However, racism, like any other challenge in society, requires actions from both partiesinvolved. Tamara Winfrey’s story ‘No disrespect, Black women, and the burden of responsibility’outlines racism in Hollywood. Tamara outlines an instance of an interview involving Viola Davisand Smiley. Violas’ nominations on the best supporting act brought out a question regardingracism. The role played by Viola depicted a maid in the film “The help.” Symbolic representationfrom the movie portrayed black women as only qualified lower rank demeaning titles. Violapoints out that it is hard to get multifaceted roles in Hollywood. Her statement implies blackpeople become complacent with what is offered. Black people’s complacency can be illustratedby film director, Tanya Steele, who wrote to Viola to explain how the “industry” works withblack casts. Viola had an option to decline the character play, based on how it depicts black
Surname 2people. Black people need to demand fair representation as opposed to settling for what ishanded to them.Black women have been burdened by racism to inform if responsibility and perception.American society sets standards regarding the behavior and conduct of women. Stereotypes bywhite people regarding black women have been deeply rooted. To an extent, black women

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