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How can racism exist when the two most powerful men in the country are Black?

obamaholdetDear Econ 4 class, I’ve taught this course for about ten years now and one of the topics of current U.S. economic system is the institutional racism that is woven into the fabric of this nation.  The writing is more on the wall than ever within those ten years.  I don’t really feel it is my current job to teach you that racism exist.  The main reason for that is two fold.  Firstly, if you don’t know it exists by now, there is nothing I can do or say that will make you change your mind.  Secondly, if you do feel as if racism does not exist, and thing everyone who believes they feel oppressed is crazy, that mere thought process is evidence to the fact.  So this year, I will be considerate of those who wish to not deal with or live in ignorance of the factual historical and current phenomenon.

So for those who say that the two most powerful men in America are African America stands as proof to the contrary, I say, if that is what you choose to believe, be my guest.  Read moreRead more