Why Is Prejudice Still Alive and Kicking

Why Is Prejudice Still Alive and Kicking

  • Submitted By: ryden
  • Date Submitted: 02/15/2009 4:08 AM
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Is prejudice alive and still kicking?

Welcome to my assembly, I will be talking about is prejudice alive and still kicking? And about who suffered this also discrimination. Firstly I will tell you what prejudice and discrimination means.

Prejudice means when you judge someone by thinking it for example singling someone out.

Discrimination means when act upon what you think for example bulling someone mentally and physically.

This is Jesus story that told and lasted for years to this very day!

A Jew was walking along and was attacked by bandits they stole his money and clothes and left him lying half dead. Later a Jewish priest came along and when he saw the man lying there, and just walked past. A Jewish Temple assistant walked over and looked at him lying there, but then went on. But then a Samaritan came along, and when he saw him, he felt bad for him. The Samaritan bandaged his wounds, and then he put the man on his donkey and walked along beside him till they came to an inn, where he nursed him through ……the night. The next day, he handed the innkeeper some money and told him to take care of the man Then Jesus said "Yes now go and do the same."

From this story Jesus tried to teach us to judge by personality and treat people like you would treat your neighbour. This is because everybody deserves equality!

Prejudice is found between gender, religion, cultural, geographical background, and race. Now here are examples of people that have fought for these things such as rose parks: on the 1st of December 1955 Rosa parks an African-American, was arrested in Montgomery (Alabama) for not standing and letting a white bus rider take her seat. When asked to move to let a white bus rider is seated Mrs. Parks refused. She did not argue and she did not move. The police were called she was arrested. It was a rule that the American south (at that time) that black riders had to sit at the back of the bus. Black Riders were also expected to...

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