Complete 13 pages APA formatted article: Race and Your Community. Community member: Recently deceased at the age of one hundred years of American policy Strom Thurmond, for many years in the Senate re
Complete 13 pages APA formatted article: Race and Your Community. Community member: Recently deceased at the age of one hundred years of American policy Strom Thurmond, for many years in the Senate representing South Carolina, in the 40-is, in the responsible positions in state government, was an active opponent of the law dealing with equal status of white and black Americans. However, in the future, moving from Democrat to Republican camp, he became an equally strong advocate of this law. And Lester Meddoks and Strom Thurmond claimed that they were not racists, but fighting for individual rights and autonomy of the states against federal government interference. But they seemed not to understand that the system of defending racial segregation, which they defended, violates the constitutional rights of African Americans. These cases are famous all over the USA and we can learn from them much.
Community member: Maynard Jackson who died recently, the third prominent politician, who can not mention in terms of the history of the relationship of the black and white race, because he was the first black mayor of a major southern city of Atlanta. The authors of editorial writing that Jackson has become a symbol of the collapse of the ideology of segregation. During his tenure as mayor of Atlanta Jackson has strengthened the economic position of black residents of the city.
Community member: Discussion of the relationship of different races is usually limited to the rights of individual ethnic groups. They express the view that the Americans will make great progress in this matter if they completely forget about the color of their neighbors.
Community member: Latino in the U.S. represent the most rapidly growing ethnic group. From April 2000 to July 2002 of their number has increased by 9,8%, it rose to four times faster compared with other ethnic groups. Since 1980, the number of Hispanics doubled. .