Diverse America

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Diverse America
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Diversity is something that we all have dealt with and others have had to overcome throughout history. The definition of diversity is, the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization. Throughout this class and the past nine weeks, things have come up that made me wonder how we are all able to coexist. People can be mean; they also can shed light on hard situations that would make us all open our eyes. There is no rhyme or reason to the hatred, but we all must learn to let stuff go.
The United States is known to have the most diverse set of racial and ethical groups in the world. People come here to start a new life, it does not matter what race, religion or sexual preference you have, the United States has always openly welcomed you. Information that helped me were knowing that we are all the same, even though many of us seem different, this is not the case. Since the attacks on the twin towers, Muslims have been mistreated, labeled and abused by most. If you get a chance to sit down and talk to them like I have, you start to realize that the world is a cruel place. I have learned that white Americans as myself have been the roots of many evils. I do not know where the sense of privilege has come from, or why this has become. One thing I do know is that nothing will change unless we all are willing to change.
As we have seen, the United States is not what it used to look like. Before the majority race has been white, now everywhere you look the cultural groups are changing. Immigration has been labeled a problem according to the media, but this is what our country has been founded on. One issue that I could foresee becoming a problem due to immigration is having a dominant race again. When you get a flood of people coming in from everywhere, you do run the risks…...

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