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I really enjoyed watching the How Racist Are You? video. I thought it was such a great social experiment on how racism is portrayed and how many people simply dont understand what its like to be discriminated against. Racism is defined as the prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism by an individual, community, or institution against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular ethnic group. The idea of racism, dates back to many ages ago, and unfortunately is a still a big problem today.           

While watching the video, I found myself to be in disbelief at times when the blue-eyed group attempted to share their similar experience. It just showed how some of those people have never been prejudiced a day in their life. I think people like to argue that they arent racist because they simply dont have a problem with ones skin color, but fail to see the bigger picture. You really cannot argue ones personal experience. If you fail to see that persons reality and arent facing what they face on a daily, you are a part of the bigger problem. Our society is in denial when it comes to racism and people tend to blame the victims on the receiving end.           

We all have different experiences in our lives, but I think we need to do better in simply understanding each other. I think the social experiment did a great job in attempting to put things into perspective for the others. There are many people who simply just disregard you because you havent lived the life THEY have lived and they dont seem to realize that there is far more going on in this world. I dont have many personal experiences, but I have a spouse who has been targeted before and has shared many stories with me on his experiences. I think we just need to do better as a society and there is still a lot more work that needs to be done. Unfortunately, the problem is still at hand.