family. So many times, I visited their house at night, and they did not have lights and water. They could not pay for the electric and water bill. The children could not correctly speak and could not read. They do not care about their children because they do not have hope in this world. Social inequality makes people lose hope in this world. One of the causes of social disparities is discrimination. Many people who experience discrimination go through health problems. They go through lots of stresses, depressions, and anger problems. They can have
mental issues and make wrong actions and habits. There are different kinds of discrimination. For racial discrimination, African Americans are more impoverished and have a lower social status than White Americans in the result of American history. African Americans were segregated and discriminated by White Americans. Almost all African Americans in the United States have experienced racial discrimination. They have received personal insults, structural barriers, and hostile social environments (). Asians have received a higher level of individual racism from name-calling, physical harms, exclusion, and rejection. There are also
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