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Jenna Russo
11/7 Discussion
Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:02am
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Once I found out that we were doing an argument paper, I immediately had an idea come to my mind of what I wanted to do. I know in the past and also currently, since I am in an interracial relationship, that my boyfriend and I have faced many negative forms of racism. I knew right away thatís what I wanted to write about. I am passionate in my belief that racism should not be still happening in 2014. I realize that it will always exist and there is not much I can do about it, but I can express my feelings on the topic. So I decided to do the argument of whether or not racism still exists in 2014 and why it shouldnít exist anymore. I couldnít decide whether or not to do something on if racism exists or not, or to do something involving interracial relationships. I feel that I might be able to tie them together to make a strong argument paper. I donít see people for their skin color and I absolutely hate people who do judge people by their race. Itís such an obnoxious and rude thing and people really donít understand why or how it has an enormous impact on the lives of colored people. I have first hand experience on this topic and already have many ideas of points and ideas to include in my paper. I think the counter argument would be people who donít believe racism exists anymore. The people that will be arguing this will either be colored people who truly donít believe it does anymore and racist people who donít want to be caught in the act of racism. I have many powerful quotes and even personal events that I can tie into my paper to give it a personal side that will help my argument. I couldnít decide if this topic was too broad or not, but I believe that it will be a very good paper with a lot of strong points. Is it okay to put in personal stories? Will that be helpful in proving my point?
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