Is Our Society Still Racist?

71 Republic

By James Lakin | UNITED STATES

(71 RepublicBreaking) An investigation was conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research whereby resumes of equal qualifications were submitted to various available positions. The research, which was aggregated across a multitude of industries, found that names such as Emily Walsh and Joe Baker were 33% more likely to get a call back than names such as Lakisha Washington or Dantel Jones. Notwithstanding affirmative action, statute which prohibits the discrimination of persons based upon ethnic and racial background, and the grossly conspicuous efforts of employers to implement a manner of diversity deliberately cultured for the benefit of the company as well as the minorities who have suffered oppression throughout history, minorities are still susceptible to the tribulations of their genetic armature.

If it is widely believed that racism is no longer accepted by the standards of social propriety, then why is there still quantifiable oppression…

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